North America Blog Posts

April 3, 2013

A Spotlight on David Jaffe, Mentor Extraordinaire!

Families traveling with us to Alaska this summer have the privilege of being accompanied by our friend David Jaffe, a brilliant scientist, wildlife enthusiast and all-around rugged outdoorsman. This guy’s the real deal, and his presence is a HUGE asset to the trip. So in order to effectively promote the adventure, I wanted to get…

March 7, 2013

Gray Whales in Baja – Our Video Contest Winner!

Check out the video here! Congratulations to Remy for winning our most recent video contest! We had some really outstanding entries this time around, but we selected this exciting footage for the way it showcases some of the close-up interaction families get to have with the gray whales on our February departures to Baja. It…

March 12, 2013

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Alaska

I feel like I’m doing the great state of Alaska a disservice by limiting this list to five reasons, but “7,000,000 Reasons to Visit Alaska” would have been a bit excessive. Alaska is by far the largest American state, and there is a LOT more to this place than snow and whale blubber. 1.) Great…

September 25, 2012

Nothing Better than Baby Turtles

It’s hard to know what more I can say to enhance the photos, but let me try and paint a picture…. Imagine a nice family adventure vacation in a quiet corner of the Baja Peninsula. No big resorts or rowdy crowds, but plenty of surfing, hiking, horseback riding, kayaking, and swimming with sea lions. There…

December 12, 2011

The Grey Whales of Baja

Whether you spell it grey or gray, these whales are mighty interesting. Descended from filter feeding whales that developed over 30 million years ago (30 MILLION!!), grey whales consume ocean worms and crustaceans from the ocean floor and filtered through their baleen. Growing to 50+ feet long, and weighing as much as 80,000 pounds they…

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