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10 Best: Go Cruising on a River

10 Best: Go Cruising on a River


The new, daring Amazon sail is via small luxury ship up Peru's less-explored Upper Amazon. New shallow draft ships such as Delfin I, Aria and Aqua carry small numbers of passengers. AdventureSmith Explorations points the way to the sails. By Anne Chalfant
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Doing the Coastal Crawl on Small Ships

Doing the Coastal Crawl on Small Ships


Indonesia’s Lesser Sunda Islands lie in a region rife with active volcanoes, coastal villages, megalithic cultures, jungle-clad mountain ranges and dry savannah lowlands, all teeming with wildlife. AdventureSmith Explorations is making it available to American travelers on a new seven-day cruise, Sailing Indonesia: Bali, Komodo & Flores.
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Skip The Big Ships To See Alaska Up Close

Skip The Big Ships To See Alaska Up Close


It’s the Alaska you’ve dreamed of but may find elusive when you’re cruising on a big cruise ship. Of course there are shore excursions, but you may find you’re not experiencing the amazing wilderness the way you had wanted. By Eileen Ogintz
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Cruising on Small Ships in Indonesia

Cruising on Small Ships in Indonesia


Cruisers tired of megaships sailing the Caribbean or Mediterranean can try something completely different with the Sailing Indonesia: Bali, Komodo & Flores cruise from AdventureSmith Explorations. By Phil Marty
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Top Family Spring Break Getaways

Top Family Spring Break Getaways


Whatever floats your family’s boat—literally—spring break is a terrific time to get away. Adventuresmith Explorations touts small ship expeditions along Baja California where you can snorkel, kayak and see dolphins and gray and humpback whales. By Eileen Ogintz
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Cruising the 'Bergs--icebergs, that is

Cruising the 'Bergs--icebergs, that is


Cruisers along Greenland coast dodge polar bears while taking in some of the best ice sculptures nature has ever created.  January 14, 2014|By Phil Marty, Special to Tribune Newspapers
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