Travel Blogs from Antarctica

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Un nouveau joujou..., Princess Elisabeth Antarctic Station - Utsteinen- Antarctica, Antarctica travel blog

Un nouveau joujou...

A travel blog entry by rlambert

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Sunshine, sledding and near-death experiences, Neko Harbor, Antarctica travel blog

Sunshine, sledding and near-death experiences

A travel blog entry by jmsges

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... didn’t want to stay the winter.  It’s a pretty risky maneuver if you ask me, burning down your only shelter in Antarctica in the hopes that someone will come pick you up.  Luckily for that doctor, it did work, but it’s a bit ...

Icebergs in Antarctic Sound, Antarctic Sound, Antarctica travel blog

Icebergs in Antarctic Sound

A travel blog entry by alreadypacked

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... is powerful.  And one of the expedition team members, but I can’t remember which one, says, “There is no mud in Antarctica.”  If it looks like mud, it is wet guano.  Luqui ended his talk with, “Bon appetit!” as ...

Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

Antarctica

A travel blog entry by misscolesngatea

I saw lots of ice and it was incredibly ...

Antarctica, Antarctica, Antarctica travel blog

Antarctica

A travel blog entry by krepitch

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#7 Is In The Bag, Reclus Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

#7 Is In The Bag

A travel blog entry by wnrdog

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At 0930 we boarded the zodiac to Portal Point, which marks the entrance to Charlotte Bay on the Reclus Peninsula.  The boat ferried us to the shore, where I stepped onto the 7th continent. It was overcast and snowing, but the weather was secondary ...

Arrival at South Pole, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica travel blog

Arrival at South Pole

A travel blog entry by mesabree

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... ;crew members were proud, assuring me it had been a particularly difficult landing.  The pilot on my flight had been flying Antarctica for 11 years, and no-one on the plane had less than three years under their belt.   The co-pilot turned ...

Lemaire channel and ice, Somewhere in, Antarctica travel blog

Lemaire channel and ice

A travel blog entry by andrew-jenny

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Started the day in Flanders bay, the aim today is to sail through the Lemaire channel and then onto a landing somewhere. Not great weather and lots of ice about, so getting through the channel is uncertain. The Lemaire channel is a narrow channel between ...

At The South Pole, South Pole Station, Antarctica travel blog

At The South Pole

A travel blog entry by bgibson

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I spent the next ten weeks working as a Power Plant Mechanic at Amundsen-Scott Base at the geographic south pole. The sun never sets during the summer. The sun just goes around in a circle, slowing getting lower as the season goes on. There is not much ...

More Exploring Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

More Exploring Antarctica

A travel blog entry by eldonsteeves

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Wednesday morning our Zodiac group was the first to disembark the ship at 8:00. We are at Port Lockroy which is a natural harbor located on the western side of Wiencke Island in the Palmer Archipelago. The main attraction now is it's museum and shop, ...

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