Travel Blogs from Antarctica

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McMurdo layover, McMurdo Station, United States travel blog

McMurdo layover

A travel blog entry by mesabree

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... .  Unfortunately (some might say) the Antarctic Treaty rules on conduct towards wildlife render them untouchable.   Antarctica's free exchange system for stuff people no longer want is called Skua, after these hellish scavengers, but more ...

Mason RV Park, Mason, TX, Mason, Antarctica travel blog

Mason RV Park, Mason, TX

A travel blog entry by ecmedtravel

Nice little city park with a 9 hole golfcourse, full hookups, rodeo Good sites are :  14, 15, 16  (but most all of them are ...

Drake Passage, Drake Passage, Antarctica travel blog

Drake Passage

A travel blog entry by row20

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... that the Drake Passage is the roughest crossing in the world with Pacific waters moving into the Atlantic through a small gap. Here Antarctica and Argentina are only 1000km apart. We have been told the crossing is about 1.7/10 not sure I would survive 5! ...

Entretien ťoliennes, Princess Elisabeth Antarctic Station - Utsteinen- Antarctica, Antarctica travel blog

Entretien ťoliennes

A travel blog entry by rlambert

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South Orkney Islands, South Orkney Islands, Antarctica travel blog

South Orkney Islands

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Another island ...

Sailing the Antarctica Coast, Paradise Harbour, Antarctica travel blog

Sailing the Antarctica Coast

A travel blog entry by wendypaul

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We were up early again, although not as early as yesterday. We sailed past Cuverville Island to Paradise Bay, seeing lots of penguins, whales, some seals, icebergs and lots of incredible views. Unfortunately pictures don't do it justice, at least mine ...

The Drake Pukessage, Drake Passage, Antarctica travel blog

The Drake Pukessage

A travel blog entry by angelasutanto

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Dec.2, 2008. Waking up to an undulating movement in the cabin was scary.  I reached for my gravol and hoped for the best.  It was 5:30 and breakfast started at 6:30.  I got dressed and walked up to the Lounge and met 3 ladies from the ...

Drake Passage, Drake Passage, Antarctica travel blog

Drake Passage

A travel blog entry by angelasutanto

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Dec. 3, 2008. Sure enough, at 5am, I awoke to the sound of LOUD banging of the drawers and closet doors!  All contents were on the floor and my head was pounding too.  I was smart to place my laptop on the floor.  After ...

Day 10 - Aboard Ocean Diamond (Antarctica), Port Lockroy, Antarctica travel blog

Day 10 - Aboard Ocean Diamond (Antarctica)

A travel blog entry by cullenjones

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Smooth sailing so far through the Drake Passage.......a massive open expanse of water but incredibly flat with only a small swell as we make good progress. The first 24 hours have been characterised by a fear of missing out, so we have spent much of the ...

Day 12 - Aboard Ocean Diamond (Antarctica), Port Lockroy, Antarctica travel blog

Day 12 - Aboard Ocean Diamond (Antarctica)

A travel blog entry by cullenjones

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We were up in time to witness our approach to the Lemaire Channel at 6.30am - with the Antarctic mainland to the left and Booth Island to the right. The channel narrows to 800m at one point with 1000m high mountains on each side. Incredible scenery with ...

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