Heritage House

3535 S.W. Sixth St., Topeka, Kansas, 66606, United States | Hotel
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Donice James's Class following us to Antarctica

A travel blog entry by wanlessmd

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... not stay in the water very long.

What surprised you most about Antarctica? Three things were surprising. First, there is no pollution so the air is absolutely clear. Second, the weather was wonderful. The first day we were there it was 33 degrees, freezing rain, snow and windy. This is the weather we expected. After the first day the temperature never dropped below 30 degrees, night or day. The temperature was ...

PREPARATIONS

A travel blog entry by wanlessmd

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... a new suitcase at Wal-mart and put it on the table in the dining room. What does one pack? Today Topeka is -8 degrees, three layers. Santiago, Chile is 86 degrees, definitely a swimming suit. The South Pole in Antarctica is -11. This requires layers, a swimming suit, long underwear, jeans, a sweatshirt and two coats....and a flask of Scotch. (Make that Vodka, to share ...

PENGUINS: THREE OF ANYTHING IS A COLLECTION!

A travel blog entry by wanlessmd

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My friend Lorraine McEwen says "Three of anything is a collection!" So now we have a penguin collection: A stuffed penguin from Jill Baker, a penguin birthday card from Lella Martin, and a windup plastic toy penguin from Joanie Underwood. Guess we'll have to keep collecting :).
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The SHIP: Ocean Nova

A travel blog entry by wanlessmd

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The M/V Ocean Nova is a modern and comfortable vessel. She was built in Denmark in 1992 to sail the ice-choked waters of Greenland, and her ice-strengthened hull is ideally suited for expedition travel in Antarctica. The M/V Ocean Nova has capacity for 68 passengers accommodated in comfortable outside cabins, all with private facilities,including dedicated single, twin and triple cabins. In addition ...

THE ITINERARY FOR THE ANTARTICA EXPERIENCE

A travel blog entry by wanlessmd

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... along ice-filled fjords and among spectacular icebergs, while enjoying the company of sea birds, penguins, seals and whales. Each day, disembark by Zodiac and explore the landscape together with expert polar guides. On board the ship, attend an engaging program of lectures and presentations, and enjoy spectacular vistas from the glass-enclosed lounge while sharing your daily adventures with ...

Location

This hotel, located on 3535 S.W. Sixth St., Topeka, is near Topeka Zoological Park, Kansas State Capitol Building, Gage Park, and Ward Meade Park.
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