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Destination Specialist:
James Kinard

James grew up in Ashland, Oregon and graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in International Studies, spending a semester abroad in Spain. After graduating James headed down to Chile and began his now very extensive travels throughout South America and Antarctica. In his spare time, James enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, playing futbol (aka soccer), reading, skiing, and getting outdoors.

Recent Posts by James:

February 1st, 2018
Awakened by Antarctica

The day started with a landing at Half Moon Bay, our first opportunity to step off the ship in 3 days. As we disembarked from the zodiacs we were greeted by a group of Gentoo penguins squawking and milling about. After snapping several dozen photos we strapped on our snowshoes and headed off across the… Read Full Post

James's Client Reviews:

James Kinard was incredibly helpful and did a great job. I would highly recommend him to others. Very understanding and accommodating. Nathaniel Chin, La Jolla, CA
OUTSTANDING! James Kinard patiently answered all questions and concerns and queried hotels to assure any questions were addressed. Mike Dube, Redondo Beach, CA
James Kinard was our rep from Vaya and was super helpful and great to deal with, especially on such short notice! Without him we wouldn't have been able to put this trip together. Thanks James! Hoffman, North Potomac, MD

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