Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures) [similar]

Time mag: "Female Indiana Jones" • Oprah: "Oprah of Adventure" • Direct/produce/edit/host my film series Alison's Adventures • Naked & Afraid survivor

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

I should probably put some clothes on before I meet the queen! #ecoride 🏄‍♀️👸
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📸 @alexvoyer_fisheye

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

Raising awareness about the importance of the Paris Climate agreement! Water is life!
Did you know over 50% of our oxygen comes from the ocean? Did you know that less then .5% of the world's fresh water is available for human consumption? Scary right?
We MUST come together as a WORLD to prevent the 6th extinction of life in earth 🌏
📸 @alexvoyer_fisheye #alisonsadventures 🏄‍♀️

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

Surfing the Seine river in support of the Paris Climate Agreement! I hope we all get on board to protect our world and keep this beauty around for the future generations! #alisonsadventures
Video by @thespectreworld at @afpphoto @olivier.morin @joelsaget

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

I'm in shock and sending boatloads of prayers to everyone effected by Hurricane Maria - and all recent natural disasters!
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A couple years back I fell in love with the magical island of Dominica when I made this film for their tourism board to promote one of my most favorite islands on earth! Perhaps you have seen it as the real backdrop for Disney's Pirates Of The Caribbean, or maybe you have swam through the natural warm springs under the sea!
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Yesterday the island was completely devastated, lives were lost, and they need your help:
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👉 https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/dominica-hurricanerelief
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📸 @hisarahlee #alisonsadventures production #climatechange #hurricanemaria @discoverdominica @nature_island

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

Excited for a surfari on the coast of France with 6 time European world championship surfer @emmanuellejoly! If anyone is around Biarritz and wants to have a board meeting with us message me!
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Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

Happy Birthday to my super mom! From my first adventure at 2 months old accomplishing a first female ascent of the highest peak in southern Peru with me on her back (featured in this photo), to trekking the Himalayas and exploring the amazing jungle, she always lifted me up and taught me that love in your heart and a smile on your face opens any door - even a tent at 19,000ft:) Love you!

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

Chateau Chenonceau is a true fairy tale castle and I'm excited to share how it is connected to a tale as old as time through my upcoming film on the real story of Beauty and the Beast! It is the only castle in the Loire Valley that is built over the river and was designed and owned by women only 👸...but I'm pretty sure they never surfed through the moat! #virginvoyage #girlpower #alisonsadventures #pelicanlife #chenonceau 📸 @alexvoyer_fisheye

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

Little town, it's a quiet village...🎼 Getting to be Belle for the day in the real village in France was a dream come true!
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Here's what I think we can learn from Belle through my next film:
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It's ok not to fit in and have big dreams - she doesn't really fit in with people who are content spending their lives singing about bread and the rising cost of eggs
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She never let the haters stop her from doing her thang
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She is brave AF!
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She's one of the only princesses who saved the man, not the other way around.
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She loves her dad even though he's pretty embarrassing
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She doesn't judge a beast by his cover!
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#rolemodel #alisonsadventures 📸 photo by @fredericamaduphotos ✨makeup by @karenvmua

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

Growing up in the most exotic and dangerous corners of this earth, homeschooled in a tent or a tree house with my adventure photographer parents, I never got to see TV. The only time I saw movies was on inflight entertainment, and it was always Disney films like Aladdin and Beauty and The Beast. I loved the films, not because I wanted to be a princess, but because the stories portrayed the magic and real friends like Aladdin and Abu that I grew up with
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Now I've come to learn that most people think Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin only exist in fairytales...thus I'm starting a new part of my Alison's Adventures film series to share the real stories behind iconic myths, legends and fairytales to pass on their lessons to our future generations
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Story telling is age old method of passing on ancient wisdom - we must continue to share their valuable lessons! With each adventure I will dive back in time to share the culture, people and places where magic is a part of everyday life and dreams really do come true! ✨
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📸 @alexvoyer_fisheye

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

Today I discovered the best mode of moat transportation to secretly siege a castle 🏄‍♀️👸 Chateau Chenonceau was designed and owned by women only and is therefore known as the Château des Dames - "Ladies' Château!" Now that I'm seizing the throne, I will demand more coconut trees line the river garden!🌴
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📸 @alexvoyer_fisheye

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

After months in prep and years in dream, today we brought the real story of Beauty and the Beast to life at the castle in France for my next #alisonsadventures film! Thank you to @chateau_chenonceau @fredericamaduphotos @memories_not_dreams @karenvmua
📸 photo by @alexvoyer_fisheye

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

Where's the best surf in Paris? 🏄‍♀️
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📸@hisarahlee #alisonsadventures #notredame

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

Off to France for my next adventure to tell a tale as old as time! ✨#alisonsadventures 📸 @hisarahlee

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

Cenote Angelita, is a deep natural underwater cave in Tulum Mexico. At over 180ft (55m) deep, the mysterious waters provide explorers with a surreal experience! Fresh water fills the first 100ft (30m) but as one dives deeper they come across the most mystifying view a hazy layer of hydrogen sulfate, which seperates the divers from the deeper salt water - this phenomenon is called a "halocline" in which fresh and salt water meet causing a sharp change in the salinity gradient of water. The cloud of hydrogen sulphide, a colorless, toxic gas that smells like rotten eggs is more then 10ft thick (3m) and makes diving through it extremely spooky and smelly! Not to mention the underwater island covered in deadfall trees - it's like diving into a Tim Burton film!
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Cenote angelita is your gateway to Maya the underworld!
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Thank you @underthewater_photos for sharing this phenomenon with us!
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Wetsuits by @mermancg
Dive light by @pelican_life .

Filmed by @marktipple and edited by @hunterjoness

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

I've been floating through a magical realm this week in wild preparation for my next adventure that I can't wait to share with you all! It's been a dream since I was 5 years old and it involves castles, culture, chocolate croissants, and a crazy coincidence in the Canary Islands! .
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Do you have a dream project that you're afraid to simply dive into? My advice: start to plan it and the magical will unfold! ✨ 📸@hisarahlee #alisonsadventures

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

The weather has been wild this week! And now the smoke from the Los Angeles fire is seeping into the sea! I'm sending huge prayers to everyone in the midst of disasters across the globe. Why do bad things happen to good people? #hurricaneharvey #lafire #climatechange #sayprayers 📸 @hisarahlee

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

CROCODILE PATROL! Thousands of years ago the Maya engineered and hand dredged miles of these perfectly symmetrical channels to connect inland lakes and Cenotes with the ocean
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I got to join top water scientist @smeach_dive on a float down the mangrove keeping our eyes out for hungry crocodiles - which we actually encountered and lived to tell the tale! 🐊
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Sian Ka'an Biosphere reserve is the largest protected area in Mexico’s Caribbean, and has been a World Heritage Site since 1987!
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📸 @hisarahlee #alisonsadventures #waterislife

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

Under the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico, is a system of delicate underwater caves that hold some of the most important archeological treasures in the world including the oldest human skeletons discovered in the Americas
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Alison Perkins uses her professional cave photography @inspired_to_dive to help researchers such as @smeach_dive understand how to protect on of the last fresh water aquifers on earth! And I got to JOIN them on an adventure deep into the jungle carrying hundreds of pounds of tanks and equipment to explore a dangerous cave never touched by humans - since the last ice age
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There is so much we can learn from history to protect our future!
📸 @marktipple
#alisonsadventures #waterislife #protectwhatyoulove #indianajones

Alison Teal (@alisonsadventures)

Reaching for a much needed breath after deep free diving down a natural light ray in a fresh water Cenote - once used by the Maya for sacrificial offerings - on the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico. #alisonsadventures #tulum 📸 @hisarahlee
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