Travel Blogs from Antarctica

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In the Ice, Antarctica, Antarctica travel blog

In the Ice

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear

 Thankspiving at sea Wellthere are some very unhappy people who need to get over it. Morning alseep Afternoon art class or wathcing colours, I suck It doesn't get much better than this Wine for dinner, which lead to more wine, which ...

Nov 27, 2012, Arctowski Station, Antarctica travel blog

Nov 27, 2012

A travel blog entry by evs1210

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

Yum

A travel blog entry by austin451

Today I had dinner and wine with three young researchers, some of the rare type that are brilliant scientists as well as human beings.  Two are Japanese transfers to Berkeley, and one is a Princeton-based physicist. It amazes me how little they ...

Mar 14th - Into the Polar Circle, Polar Circle, Antarctica travel blog

Mar 14th - Into the Polar Circle

A travel blog entry by stuwelly

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... which truthfully convey the actual feeling of Antarctica. But where else can all of these descriptions be true" - Capt. T.L.M. Suntter, Antarctica Newsletter   Day 7 – Friday 14th March 2014   Polar Circle, Antarctica   GPS 08.00 ...

Drake Passage, Paradise Harbour, Antarctica travel blog

Drake Passage

A travel blog entry by tommysaw

Nun heisst es bereits wieder von der Antarktis, ihrer herrlichen Tierwelt, der faszinierenden Landschaften, der bewegenden Erforschungsgeschichten  Abschied nehmen. Vergessen wir ob all dem Schönen nicht, wie der Südozean in der Vergangenheit vom ...

Nov 23, 2012, Port Lockroy, Antarctica travel blog

Nov 23, 2012

A travel blog entry by evs1210

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"One Small Step For Yer Man" - Barrientos, Antarct

A travel blog entry by jonnyscottblair

... experience of my life to date. As I boarded the last Zodiac to leave Barrientos that day, I raised a selfish smile thinking "Antarctica - been there, done that, it's all it cracked up to be, and more..." Thank you Barrientos and goodnight. Sleep well. ...

Paradise Harbour - aptly named, Almirante Brown Station, Antarctica travel blog

Paradise Harbour - aptly named

A travel blog entry by bmtravel

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The treats keep coming - zodiac cruising in Paradise Bay. Hard to believe but the scenery was perhaps even more spectacular! Our zodiac driver/guide was geologist/artist Jamie Watts (aka Bear Grylls) - saw lots of seals apart from the ...

Besuch der polnischen Arctowski Station, King George Island, Antarctica travel blog

Besuch der polnischen Arctowski Station

A travel blog entry by tommysaw

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Die am Ufer der Admirality Bay, King George Island, Teil der Südshetland Inseln,  liegende ganzjährig besetzte polnische Forschungsstation "Arctowski" ist nach Henryk Arctowski, einem Geologen der belgischen Antarktisexpedition von 1897 unter ...

Hangin' out with Friends, McMurdo Station, Antarctica travel blog

Hangin' out with Friends

A travel blog entry by i-wander

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... telling, belly dancing, poi spinning, and much more! Some of the acts are so amazing it is hard to believe that you are still in Antarctica and not at some theater in LA or New York!   There are a lot of sports activities to get involved in down here ...

Antarctic Medical, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica travel blog

Antarctic Medical

A travel blog entry by mesabree

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... of families are semi-permanent residents with kids.  According to wikipedia, "As of 2009, eleven children were born in Antarctica (south of the 60th parallel south): eight at the Argentinean Esperanza Base and three at the Chilean Frei Montalva ...

Blog post zomg, Grytviken, Antarctica travel blog

Blog post zomg

A travel blog entry by explorerer

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Gerlach Strait, Gerlach Strait, Antarctica travel blog

Gerlach Strait

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Whalewatching and cruising the ...

Cape Armitage Loop, McMurdo Station, Antarctica travel blog

Cape Armitage Loop

A travel blog entry by i-wander

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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

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... 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

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... 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

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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

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Argentine Research Station, Almirante Brown, Antarctica travel blog

Argentine Research Station

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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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

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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

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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 ...

Hannah Point, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

Hannah Point

A travel blog entry by foxiii

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Our last stop in the South Shetland Islands before heading to the Weddell Sea and Brown Bluff. Another beach landing but not much of a swell so it was an easy landing. The guys that hold the zodiacs when we land do a fantastic job, standing in freezing ...

McMurdo Base, McMurdo, Antarctica travel blog

McMurdo Base

A travel blog entry by edhyatt

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McMurdo ...

LEOPARD SEAL ATTACK!, Antarctica, Antarctica travel blog

LEOPARD SEAL ATTACK!

A travel blog entry by cjgs1430

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... real shoes! Plus, the boots are actually very comfortable.) While we were waiting to board a zodiac, Clouds indicated that, on average, Antarctica gets about two days of sunshine a month – which means we got them both! We were in Luke’s ...

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

Drakes passage, 62º south

A travel blog entry by andrew-jenny

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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

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Paradise Harbour, Paradise Harbour, Antarctica travel blog

Paradise Harbour

A travel blog entry by garth_travel

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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

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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 ...

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