Amazon

3 Faces of the Amazon

Along the banks of the Marañon River, a main tributary of the Amazon, you’ll find the community of San Francisco. Here, indigenous women are learning critical skills and strategies needed to support their families with help from Minga Peru, a non-profit organization now in its 20th year. To date, Minga Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Antarctica

A Museum-Worthy Model

Avid Lindblad guest Ken Greenwood has explored the world with us on 13 expeditions—with two more booked in 2019. Here, he shares the story of how his model ship ended up in a museum. In March 2016, when I returned from my second trip to South Georgia & the Falklands Read more…

By Lauren, ago
New Polar Vessel

The Power of the X-Bow

The first thing you’re sure to notice about our brand-new polar vessel is her distinctive profile, which comes from the patented X-Bow®. Introduced by Ulstein, our Norwegian shipbuilder, this game-changing design literally turns the image of a ship’s bow upside down. But it’s not just a pretty silhouette—the X-Bow ups Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Arctic

Greenland National Park By the Numbers

As a fully-stabilized ice class Polar Code PC-5 vessel, the new National Geographic Endurance will be capable of safely exploring the most adventurous latitudes. And on our East Greenland: Wild Shores of the High Arctic itinerary she’ll venture far north, along the fjord-carved coast of the world’s largest island to Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Alaska

Spruce Root Weaving: Reviving An Ancient Art

“Weaving connects us to the past and teaching passes the weaving art on to the future.” —Delores Churchill For Alaska Natives like the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian, their deep-seated artistic traditions hold a sacred place in their cultural and social lives. But as the older generation passes on, they’re taking with Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Wellness

Q&A with Annbeth Eschbach, CEO of exhale

To Lindblad Expeditions, wildness is a tonic for the human spirit, vital for optimum health and well-being. To exhale, well-being is not a luxury, it’s an everyday experience. Based on these matching missions, we invited exhale to partner with us to create our revitalizing Base Camp getaways in Baja California Read more…

By Lauren, ago
South Pacific

South Pacific Stories: A Sneak Peek

Since 2015 our field correspondent Jenny Kingsley has been sharing stories from the Arctic through her journalism project Meet the North. Now she is turning her attention to warmer locales. Jenny recently joined our 17-day Azure Seas From Tahiti to the Marquesas to begin scouting for powerful, personal stories unfolding on Read more…

By Lauren, ago