Travel Blogs from Cuverville Island Antarctica, Antarctica

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Probably the best landing ever.........., Cuverville Island and then Port Lockroy, Antarctica travel blog

Probably the best landing ever..........

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Guess how we feel this morning?! After several gallons of water we have our next briefing for: Cuverville Island (64 degrees 41S, 62 degrees 38W) Dark rocky island lying in the Errera Channel between the Arctowski Peninsula and the N part of Rouge ...

Cuverville Island - Our Antarctic Everest., Cuverville Island Antarctica, Antarctica travel blog

Cuverville Island - Our Antarctic Everest.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Overnight we had travelled quite a distance and now the sea was littered with stunning icebergs, some stationary and others bopping around in the crystal clear water. We also awoke to brilliant sunshine which made everything look so perfect. The snow ...

6.20pm - Into The Ice, Cuverville Island, United States travel blog

6.20pm - Into The Ice

A travel blog entry by suzloua

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Wednesday 25 November, 6.20pm, off Cuverville Island I know this is a sentiment I've expressed on more than one occasion, but Zodiac cruising just does not get old, it really doesn’t. Whether zooming along at a million miles an hour bouncing up and ...

Just another penguin (Most amazing place on earth), Cuverville Island, United States travel blog

Just another penguin (Most amazing place on earth)

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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... outside the boat, and they stuck around for quite a while, swimming casually around the area. After breakfast, we landed at Cuverville Island, which has the largest colony of Gentoo penguins in this area.  We landed among the iceburgs, then did a ...

My 7th continent, Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

My 7th continent

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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... an astonishing show for about an hour which postponed brekky which we all happily accepted. We arrived at a stunning place called cuverville island, surrounded on all sides by towering glaciers, mountains and an impecibly sunny day. The crew launched the ...

Close encounter of the leopard seal kind, Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

Close encounter of the leopard seal kind

A travel blog entry by tonyandsara_rtw

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Today we were lucky as the weather was good enough for two excursions.  The first was at Cuverville Island.  We took the zodiacs across mirror like waters surrounded by glaciers with penguins waiting on shore.  We climbed a hill behind the ...

Day 78 - Robert Point to Cuverville Island, Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

Day 78 - Robert Point to Cuverville Island

A travel blog entry by guruzers

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Temperature 3C.  Today is our first day off the boat and onto the Antarctic islands.  They transported us to land with zodiac boats to get nice and close to penguins.  "An Antarctic Expedition is the worst way to have the best ...

Penguins, penguins, penguins......., Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

Penguins, penguins, penguins.......

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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Another beautiful island.  I saw my only Adelie penguin here.  Also did a short zodiac cruise through some iceburgs on the way back to the ...

Cuverville Island, Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

Cuverville Island

A travel blog entry by dhruve_anjli

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... north and west of the island make this an easy and popular place for zodiac landings. As we stepped off our Zodiac onto Cuverville Island we were ceremoniously greeted by the long, deep calls of a sizeable brood of adult gentoo penguins. Even the men ...

Kayak - first time - Cuverville Island, Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

Kayak - first time - Cuverville Island

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... let the photos and videos do the talking. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Tuesday 4 January First Landing Daily Programme Cuverville Island & Neko Harbour Sunrise: 02:45 Sunset: 23:44 Cuverville Island was ...

Leopard Seals Rip Apart Penguins, Cuverville Island and Foyn Harbour, Antarctica travel blog

Leopard Seals Rip Apart Penguins

A travel blog entry by zargarf

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... Channel. The view was spectacular as we were surrounded by glaciers and high mountains. After breakfast, we landed at Cuverville Island, at the north mouth of Errera Channel, which passes between Rong Island and the Antarctic Peninsula. This is ...

Arrival in Antarctica: Cuverville Island, Cuverville Island, United States travel blog

Arrival in Antarctica: Cuverville Island

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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... good at editing!] A welcoming committee of gentoo penguins greeted us as we stepped off the Zodiac onto the rocky beach of Cuverville Island. The dome-shaped island near the Antarctic pensinsula's mainland is named after a French admiral, by a guy ...

Canvas of Ice and Rock (6441S), Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

Canvas of Ice and Rock (6441S)

A travel blog entry by viajesyvinedos

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After travelling south along the Gerlache Strait throughout the night, we landed on Cuverville Island to find Gentoo Penguins incubating eggs or warming newly born chicks, the latter somewhat surprising given the lateness of the season.  We ...

Here comes the sun...and the Gentoos!, Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

Here comes the sun...and the Gentoos!

A travel blog entry by travellerlp

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... , but come too close, and you will hear an angry honk warning the thief to go collect his own rocks!        Cuverville Island had a little surprise for us as well- sun!    We hadn't seen the sun or blue skies since Ushuaia ...

Hunting for the photo of the Leopard Seal yawn., Cierva Cove and Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

Hunting for the photo of the Leopard Seal yawn.

A travel blog entry by luvntravln

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Zodiac cruising with Leopard seals on the ice in Cierva Cove and looking for Humpbacks in the Gerlache to Cuverville Island for landing and sunset. The head of the Cierva Cove is home to the largest population of Leopard Seals on the Peninsula. Located on ...

Frozen, Cuverville Island, Antarctica, Antarctica travel blog

Frozen

A travel blog entry by nicole.duncan

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Homeless people in Northern cities regularly sleep rough in temperatures similar to what we experienced last night (approximately -2). That is the revelation I had when I woke this morning after a disrupted and uncomfortable night. I expected to come ...

Cuverville Island - more icebergs & penguins, Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

Cuverville Island - more icebergs & penguins

A travel blog entry by bmtravel

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Cuverville Island lies in the Errera Channel, between Ronge Island & the Arctowski Peninsula. The island was discoverd by Gerlache's Belgica expedition of 1897-9, & named after a vice-admiral in the French navy. It is a small rocky island with ...

Cuverville Island and Almirante Brown, Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

Cuverville Island and Almirante Brown

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... waters - especially the lone one, standing on an iceberg). We also saw a bright blue colour - copper sulfide. Apparently, when Antarctica was part of Gondwanaland, it was attached to what are now Australia and South Africa, and the same rich veins and ...

Nov 25, 2012, Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

Nov 25, 2012

A travel blog entry by evs1210

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Penguin Poo, Penguins in my Lap and Penguin Dinner, Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

Penguin Poo, Penguins in my Lap and Penguin Dinner

A travel blog entry by meclayt

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After spending the morning at Wilhelmina Bay and watching the acrobat show the whales were putting on for us, we sailed to Cuverville Island. There are 2 penguin colonies on this island with 6,000 pairs of mating penguins (that is obviously 12,000 ...

Another Bright Sunny Penguin Day, Cuverville Island & Enterprise Island, Antarctica travel blog

Another Bright Sunny Penguin Day

A travel blog entry by jmabro

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We landed at Cuverville Island where we got to watch a lot of Penguins rushing up and down the hill as the went in and out of the water. It was great to watch as they made their way to the water's edge, waited until there were enough of them for safety in ...

Cold, wet and white ... the bottom of the world!, Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

Cold, wet and white ... the bottom of the world!

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

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Photos only ... please see previous blog for details ...

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