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The pictures tell the story of my amazing adventure in Antarctica. We visited the far flung islands of the South Sandwich, communed with hundreds of thousands of penguins on South Georgia Island, …

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Politics The Falkland Islands are currently a self-governing Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom, where sovereignty is vested in the Queen of England. The Governor exercises power on her …
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; …
As you'll discover on a Falkland Islands tour, this remote bit of land--the Falklands' land mass is roughly equivalent to that of Connecticut--has had quite a history of dispute. From the …
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 …
The Falkland Islands experience fairly mild weather year-round, due to the moderating influence of the Atlantic Ocean. Summer daytime temperatures average around 60 to 65 degrees, while winter …
1. When is the best time to go to the Falklands? The best months to visit the Falklands are during the southern hemisphere summer. November, December, January, and February are most ideal, with …
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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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