Cruise Lines at your Service

When you plan to get yourself and your family a cruise vacation, where you get quotes that you use in comparing different cruise packages available? Whom are the ones arranging your pre-departure tours? Whom you deal with when you are already on-board, providing all of your needs and ensuring your safety for the rest of your vacation? It is all about cruise lines. What is a Cruise Line? A company or corporation operates the cruise ships. Cruise lines are considered to carry two purposes. First is for transportation business, and second, in the leisure entertainment business. Aside from the administration officers and headquartered employees, cruise line personnel extends on the cruise ship, which is headed by the ship’s captain and …

Chimborazo: Climbing Glaciers Near The Equator

Climbing the glaciers to the summit of Mount Chimborazo in Ecuador isn’t highly technical. It is mountaineering, but how hard can it be, considering I went to 20,600 feet the first time I used crampons and an ice axe? Okay, I used them once for practice, on a sledding hill near my house. I climbed forty feet while people walked by with their sleds, telling their kids to stay away from me. It’s also easier to climb when the guide drives you to 15,000 feet. Don’t get me wrong. Climbing the last 5,600 feet was incredibly difficult, but not for the skill required. The air missing half of its oxygen is what had me quitting twenty times on the way …