Falkland Islands

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Culture The culture of the Falkland Islands is heavily influenced by British culture. The currency is the pound, although it is called the Falkland Island pound instead of the British …
Located north of the Polar Front, the Falkland Islands are not considered sub-Antarctic, but are a common stop for many Antarctica travels. The total population of the islands is about 2,500; …
History The Falkland Islands are thought to have been sighted by Amerigo Vespucci in the 1500s, but the first recorded landing on the archipelago was accomplished in 1690 by English explorer John …
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice
Kapitan Khlebnikov breaking ice. Photo by Paul Orenstein Yesterday's attempt at the Shetland Islands was a bust, again due to weather. ¬†Winds were blowing hard, and word was that all the ships in …
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An absolutely stunning day today!  Due to departing Antarctica a half day early, the Expedition Leader requested permission for an additional landing in the Falklands.  The landing was at …
Gorgeous reflections on the Bolivia trek
As the sun rises on 2014, we all remember and are shaped by what occurred in the last year.  Good and bad, exciting and disappointing, encouraging and frustrating - much has happened in the …
Stanley Marathon in the Falklands
Run the Stanley Marathon in the Falkland Islands Our 2013 Falkland Islands Marathon trip departs March 14, 2013. This 11-day trip is designed for participants and fans of the Stanley Marathon who …

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