Travel Blogs from Antarctica

Sort by Newest Best first

Blog post zomg, Grytviken, Antarctica travel blog

Blog post zomg

A travel blog entry by explorerer

1

Contents of post here ...

Gerlach Strait, Gerlach Strait, Antarctica travel blog

Gerlach Strait

A travel blog entry by ahartry

10

Whalewatching and cruising the ...

Cape Armitage Loop, McMurdo Station, Antarctica travel blog

Cape Armitage Loop

A travel blog entry by i-wander

9

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon we decided to take a hike around town with our friends Quinn, Keri and Ben. Since the Sea Ice is still thick enough to travel on we decided to hike the Cape Armitage Loop.   Cape Armitage is located at 77 51S and 166 ...

First landing: Half moon island!, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

First landing: Half moon island!

A travel blog entry by flyingdutchmen

8

... no trash, extreme cleaning of all your clothes, boots, etc (you don't want a virus or new species to be introduced on Antarctica.....). Then our group is announced (I am in Leopard, people are divided in 4 groups, to make each landing smooth). each ...

Part I: ANTARCTICA with 2 plastic bags, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

Part I: ANTARCTICA with 2 plastic bags

A travel blog entry by ahdumb

2
4

... and Tokyo... (part of it is obviously still not finalized), I´ve completed the first part of my exciting adventure - ANTARCTICA!! So i spent the week before leaving Hong Kong in a mad rush booking flights and hostels etc and buying the necessary ...

A day I'll never forget, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

A day I'll never forget

A travel blog entry by jrushton

1
3

We had the most unbelievable day today. We  pulled into Wilhelmina Bay in the afternoon after a nice paddle in the am. The bay was full of whales. We set off in the zodiacs to drop us near a couple that we could see off in the distance. The water ...

Journey to the white continent, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

Journey to the white continent

A travel blog entry by leannemm

Hmm, how do I try to encompass everything that I did and saw without boring everyone and possibly myself??  Just as some things you can't capture properly in a photo I think the same can be said for this trip......  But here goes, 13 days on ...

Antarctic Penninsula, Half moon island, Antarctica travel blog

Antarctic Penninsula

A travel blog entry by gaijingirl

antarcitc ...

Argentine Research Station, Almirante Brown, Antarctica travel blog

Argentine Research Station

A travel blog entry by ahartry

8

A visit to the research ...

Back to the Chalet!, McMurdo Station, Antarctica travel blog

Back to the Chalet!

A travel blog entry by i-wander

1
10

Michelle says:   Well, it looks like my time at the VMF was short lived! After 2 weeks I was just getting adjusted to being a Work Order Scheduler and working on the mid-night shift when everything changed! I am definitely not complaining because I ...

Web Page Link, McMurdo Base, Antarctica travel blog

Web Page Link

A travel blog entry by ebeale

Here is a website with pictures from my trip: ...

Neko Harbor, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

Neko Harbor

A travel blog entry by tamaradnp

4

This was one of 4 stops today.  It was the second one with the first being a pre-breakfast Zodiac trip out to see the sunrise.   Each landing involves the sailors and crew members moving at least 4 Zodiacs off the ship and the assisting groups ...

McMurdo Base, McMurdo, Antarctica travel blog

McMurdo Base

A travel blog entry by edhyatt

8

McMurdo ...

Drakes passage, 62º south, Somewhere in, Antarctica travel blog

Drakes passage, 62º south

A travel blog entry by andrew-jenny

3

Monday 16th January, 2pm, 62º south.   Boarded the ship, Academic Ioffe, yesterday at 4pm, got underway at about 6:30pm, a smooth sail down the Beagle channel. Out into the southern Pacific ocean about 1am this morning. We are traveling at 12 to 13 ...

Deception Island and Cuervielle Island, Deception Island, Antarctica travel blog

Deception Island and Cuervielle Island

A travel blog entry by garth_travel

49

  ...

Paradise Harbour, Paradise Harbour, Antarctica travel blog

Paradise Harbour

A travel blog entry by garth_travel

39

  ...

Horizontal Sleet and Hail and Polar Plunging, Deception Island-Telefon Bay, Greenwich Island-Yankee Harbor, Antarctica travel blog

Horizontal Sleet and Hail and Polar Plunging

A travel blog entry by jmabro

30

Victoria, our resident Historian, had said that we had been really lucky with the weather but we should still experience some real Antarctic conditions. Well, today we did!!! We got up early to see the ship cruising through the very misty and somewhat ...

Besuch der Orcadas Station, Orcadas, Antarctica travel blog

Besuch der Orcadas Station

A travel blog entry by hwalsing

3
4

Auf unserem Weg zu den South Shetlands fuhren wir durch die Washington Strait, eine Meerenge zwischen den South Orkney Inseln. Diese Washington Strait wird auch Eisberg Allee genannt. Wirklich begegneten wir schon vor der Einfahrt den ersten grösseren ...

Just a few snaps from my iPhone 5 of Antarctica., Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

Just a few snaps from my iPhone 5 of Antarctica.

A travel blog entry by tonyproudfoot

11

Just a few snaps from my iPhone 5 of my Antarctica ...

Neko Harbour and Paradise Bay, Paradise Harbour, Antarctica travel blog

Neko Harbour and Paradise Bay

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear

10

   It was a gorgeous day for our second landing at Neko Harbour.  There were Chinstraps and Gentoo penguins mainly Gentoo though.   Anne and I decided not to climb the mountain and set up camp at the bottom. I ...

Deception Island, Deception Island, Antarctica travel blog

Deception Island

A travel blog entry by fletcherclaytor

1
10

We had 3 "landings" on Deception Island...and oh what landings! First of all-Deception Island is a C-shaped island and, it is a volcano. The "harbor" in the middle is actually the caldera. We landed first on the outside of the C. The beach, ...

A spot of shopping and posting mail in Antarctica, Port Lockroy, Antarctica travel blog

A spot of shopping and posting mail in Antarctica

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

54

We spent the day visiting a former British research station, which had been turned into a museum/post office.  It was just a big shed really … I wouldn't fancy spending a winter out there in that! It was interesting nonetheless and we sent ...

Nov 25, 2012, Cuverville Island, Antarctica travel blog

Nov 25, 2012

A travel blog entry by evs1210

47

Camping, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica travel blog

Camping

A travel blog entry by austin451

5

... camping.  Good friends, starry nights, cold beer, warm fires, maybe a guitar and definitely s'mores.   Camping in Antarctica doesn't involve any of these.  It does feature some things that are almost as good, like inconceivably fierce ...

The Great White Continent, South Shetlands and Antarctica, Antarctica travel blog

The Great White Continent

A travel blog entry by clive.emma

1
44

We can barely believe it but yes we visited Antarctica. Well we had the most fabulous time. Antarctica is a simply amazing place and we went on the most beautiful boat with the friendliest, helpful and fun crew and we met just great people from ...

In the thick of it, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

In the thick of it

A travel blog entry by jrushton

6

 Went for an amazing paddle this am. Had to weave our way through lots of ice. Went over to an English station, although stayed in kayak. Then saw a tall ship. Paddled over, and low and behold it was the Lord Nelson which Nettie and I went on in ...

This place is amazing, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

This place is amazing

A travel blog entry by melr

Monday 25 November Today there was big plans to head across to the Chilean Station. However we seemed to have our usual problem of 30+ not winds. This was a bit of a problem and it stopped us from getting there, so we headed across to the Polish ...

The Mainland, Anntarctica, Antarctica travel blog

The Mainland

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

Antarctica ...

In the Ice, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

In the Ice

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear

4

Today was a sea day with lectures, which I avoided.  I spent the day watching DVD's instead.   I did go to the lecture about photography to try and improve my technique.  I'm beyond help. Though the boys had a go arty photos in the ...

Two days and nights in the Drake Passage., Antarctic Peninsular. The Drake Passage, Antarctica travel blog

Two days and nights in the Drake Passage.

A travel blog entry by gezza51

2

... last evening on deck admiring the beauty of the Channel's waters and snow capped mountains.....were we really in Antarctica....was it a dream? Someone creates last excitement by sighting a magellenic penguin.... Last hurrah...Captain's farewell speech ...

Sort by Newest Best first