Antarctica


  • 279 days ago

February 13, 2007: Traveling Day, Montana to Buenos Aires The flight from Missoula to Buenos Aires was very long with many stops in the United States, but Atlanta to Buenos Aires was a straight …

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  • 279 days ago

You have gone from a website (I wonder if it's a scam??) to almost personal friends. You were so helpful in setting up our trip, even when we wanted to deviate from the usual scheduling. Your written …

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Trip below the Antarctic circle on board the Ioffe with kayak option.

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A journey aboard the MV Ushuaia in November, 2010. There is no way to describe Antarctica without seeing it. You come back home and everyone asks "What did you do? What did you see"? …

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Flat Stanley -- the international phenomenon that encourages school children to expand their geography know-how and explore the world... Joined me on my Antarctica adventure in November.

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Beth and Flat Stanley at Paradise Bay in AntarcticaAt the park -- see Chile in the background?Exploring Tierra del Fuego in Ushuaia before the cruiseCruising through Neko Harbor - stunning iceFlat Stanley gets close to a Weddel Seal on Aitcho IslandFlat Stanley takes a picture of his travel companions

Dec. 5,2006- Latitude: 54º15.0' S, Longitude: 68º19.0' W, Wind Speed: 0 knots 0, Weather Conditions: calm, Distance covered in previous 24 hours: 0.0 nautical miles (nm), Air Temperature: 0 ºC, …

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I have dreamed of visiting the poles....I am hiking, camping, kayaking, and painting in Antarctica this November.

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Kayaking in beautiful Alaska
A recent Wall Street Journal article stated, "Enjoying an ocean cruise and breaking a sweat aren't concepts that traditionally go together.  Indeed, the indolence that many people crave …
Penguins in front of the Orlova and Ocean Nova
The idea of a large southern continent first appeared in the Greek writings of both Pythagoras and Aristotle. It was believed the earth would topple if a sizable landmass did not exist to balance out …
As the world's southern-most continent, Antarctica has unique weather conditions and climate. There are a number of factors that provide it with such a cold and extreme environment. Antarctica …
The Antarctic Peninsula stretches out from the continent toward South America and is said to be one of the most unforgettable places on earth. The peninsula is outlined by jagged mountain tops and …
Antarctica’s winter months are during the northern hemisphere’s summer months. During this time (roughly May through September) there is no travel to Antarctica. Ship traffic is blocked by …
Sitting with a penguin
The time of year you travel to Antarctica does make a difference. However, deciding what time is "best" depends on what you are personally desiring to get out of your adventure. Particular …
While the Earth's polar regions are similar in many ways, the Arctic Circle at the northern pole and Antarctica to south, also display stark differences. Comparing their environments, geographical …
Kayak quiet waters as you sail to remote coves of Antarctica
Polar trips may seem a bit intimidating, even to well-seasoned travelers.  However, both regions are more accessible and more traveled than many assume.  Adventure Life is a leader in polar …
Polar bear balances on the ice in the Arctic
Thanks to Coca-Cola commercials and cartoons, we are led to believe that polar bears and penguins coexist in harmony on both of the world's icy poles.  As cute as it may seem, that image of …
Nik & Dusty are in awe of Antarctica
We planned a trip to Antarctica for two of our favorite Adventure Lifers, Nikki & Dusty.  They captured some absolutely amazing video footage that would convince almost anyone that this …
Lioness relaxing in an African sunset
Our vast world is teeming with curious and diverse wildlife to be discovered.  Take a look at our top five wildlife watching destinations. Africa This continent has long been recognized as …
Camping during Antarctic tour
Antarctica camping during an polar expedition cruise Getting a little shut-eye in Antarctica More and more, an overnight camping trip on Antarctica is becoming a popular addition to a polar …