Do you know an expedition travel pioneer? Were you, a family member or someone you know on Lindblad’s pioneering expedition to Antarctica almost 50 years ago? Renowned expedition travel company searching for memorabilia for celebrate 50th anniversary

In 1966 Lars-Eric Lindblad led the first ever citizen-explorer expedition to Antarctica – at the time it was almost as extraordinary as a lunar launch would be today. It also marked the creation of the category of expedition travel.  He opened up the remote regions of the world and countless opportunities for so many, helping them to experience and think of the world differently.In 2016 Lindblad Expeditions will honor Lars-Eric’s vision and his courage in myriad ways …

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Lindblad Expeditions elevates its commitment to the oceans

Sven-Olof Lindblad, Founder and President of Lindblad Expeditions, the small ship expedition travel company that voyages the world in alliance with the National Geographic Society, joined fellow members of the board of advisors of Pristine Seas onstage at the Plenary Session of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting this week to be recognized for their commitment by Former President Bill Clinton. The CGI opening conference also served as the platform for President Bill Clinton to announce …

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Life in remote villages of the Upper Amazon of Peru

One of the highlights of a riverboat tour in the Upper Amazon was the opportunity to visit remote villages that sit beside the many rivers in the Pacaya-Samiria government reserve near Iquitos, Peru. During daytime village visits, our small tour group from Lindblad Expeditions/National Geographic, off the riverboat Delfin II, seldom met any of the male residents. “Out working,” said our guide, Juan Luis. Daytime villagers mostly were young people, children and babies, and teenage mothers. In …

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Lindblad’s virtual exploration of the High Artic

Last week, I made note of a new itinerary that Lindblad Expeditions has introduced, called The Fabled Lands of the North. Scheduled for departure on August 24, 2013, this 15-day voyage on the National Geographic Explorer will visit Greenland, Baffin Island, Newfoundland & Labrador. This week my I got a mailing notifying me that Lindblad will be conducting a webinar on Thursday Sep. 27, 2012.  For those of you who are considering an Arctic cruise, now or …

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