Native New Yorker, Sheri Bluestein has lived, worked, volunteered, and traveled on all seven continents including 3.5 years in Amsterdam, where she learned to speak Dutch fluently and became a citizen of the Netherlands. She currently resides in the French Pyrenees, living in a restored cow barn with her Dutch husband, whom she met while riding an elephant in Thailand (before learning how cruel this type of tourism activity can be).
When not enjoying the pleasures of French rural life, Sheri works on a variety of Lindblad ships and itineraries as an Expedition Leader, Cultural Specialist and Naturalist in geographies ranging from Europe to Alaska and the Pacific Northwest to Antarctica and the South Atlantic.Though fascinated with almost everything on our amazing planet, she is particularly interested in the human story and how it intersects with the natural world.
Alaska is one of her favorite destinations, having developed a love for the unpredictable wildness during years working in tourism and living on the Kenai Peninsula experimenting with a subsistence lifestyle during the easier summer months.
Since 2000, Sheri has been migrating far south during northern hemisphere winters. She worked eight seasons in Logistics for the U.S. Antarctic Program at McMurdo Station, one austral summer on the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, and now loves to share those unique experiences with guests onboard Lindblad's blue water vessels.