Author Archives: Agingadventurer

About Agingadventurer

I have now visited over 100 Countries and hope to add at least 5 every year.

The Lounge Experience

My last trip was most notable for the time spent in airports between flights.  First I had 12 hours at JFK and then 6 hours in AMS.  So, two days to get there! I was looking forward to seeing the … Continue reading

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Cyprus Off-Season

When I was in Lebanon a few years ago I was surprised how close I was to Cyprus.  Had I  done my research I would have visited at that time.  As I love Mediterranean food and climate I decided to … Continue reading

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Our Expedition Followed Early Exploration

Before my trip, Swoop Travel suggested I read “South: The Story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Expedition” and I followed that up by watching  PBS’s “Chasing Shackleton”.  I wasn’t sure if I should be frightened or excited to sail those waters!  The … Continue reading

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Frivolity amid the Frozen Continent

The whales, the seals and the penguins all provided fun and endless fascination. I could have spent every minute of my ten-day stint in Antarctica watching them. The continuous chatter of the penguins to the growling seals made me laugh.  … Continue reading

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Nature’s Finest Art Gallery

A friend asked me what my number one takeaway from Antarctica was….took me a day or so before recognizing that the pristine beauty and the overwhelming silence was clearly a moving master piece!    Some of these photos are mine … Continue reading

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Finally the 7th Continent!!!!

It has long been a dream but obstacles stood in the way.  As a single woman travelling alone cruise ships “per person based on double occupancy” pricing was one of those.  Another concern was 10 days on a ship.  And … Continue reading

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Anticipating Antarctica

I leave a week from tomorrow! My seventh continent has awaited my arrival for years and the excitement is almost overwhelming. I am nervous that there will be a delay in my flights, a government shutdown or an onset of … Continue reading

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