--- Menu --- Blog Traveler Stories News Travel Tips Responsible Travel Our Office Antarctica 1 Have you ever thought of what would be in your suitcase if you were leaving for an Antarctica expedition? Even to the most seasoned traveler, packing for such a journey seems daunting. … Antarctica is becoming a more popular destination for adventurers. However, it is still quite mysterious for many travelers, even some of the most well-seasoned. We thought a general … Jan 8th Tuesday
Deception Island and Yankee Harbor
Cruised through the biggest channel during the night so Pam slept through the part that made her sick last time. Deception Island is a … Jan 7th Monday
Port Lockroy (UK) and Jougla Pt to Neko Harbor
They split our landing again, one group to Jougla Island that had Gentoos and Cormorants nesting, along with a whale … Jan 6th Sunday –
Yalour Island and Wordie House and Vernadsky (Ukrainian research center that is still operating today.) and BBQ night.
After breakfast we had a 9:00 launch to Yalour Island … Jan 5th Saturday
Fish Islands to Tuxen
We woke to a brilliantly clear morning. Today we are going around the Fish Islands on the zodiacs, they are putting the entire zodiac fleet in the water … Jan 4th Friday
Antarctic Circle and Detaille Island
We had a 7:30 wake up with the hopes of passing the Antarctic Circle in a few hours. It was super cold on deck but we all wanted to … Jan 3rd Thursday
Useful Island and Petermann Island
We had a 6:30 wake-up announcement for 7:00 breakfast and a 9 o’clock zodiac ride to Orne Island –unfortunately weather wasn’t … Jan 2nd Wednesday
Punta Arena to King George Island (Frei Station)
Woke up and started to get ready (the night before we were told to wear our snow gear). After breakfast we headed for the … Santiago to Punta Arenas
Had a 10:10 flight to Punta Arenas, the taxi driver was very happy with the non traffic. We got to the gate and noticed people lining up and thought that it was way … Untouched. Vast. Remote.
Antarctica is a place to be removed from life's routines, breathe in clarity, and realize how very small we are in the world. Here are some of Don Mankin's … To discover new areas of the world and experience nature in its most primal sense is what drives me to travel. There are certain places where these experiences are like none other: the Galapagos, the … Nancy Golden wins our Trip Journal Contest for her submission: Antarctica, the Falklands, and South Georgia
Once again our annual Trip Journal Contest has come to an end and I am happy to announce … A zodiac excursion on the "Historic Huts and Heroes" cruise.
Iíll admit Iíve occasionally been skeptical of the idea of expedition cruising. Sure, youíre traveling to Antarctica or the depths of … 1