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Remembering Antartica 

My blog now allows me to post videos so I can now share some of the videos I took during my Antarctica trip.  I visited Antarctica with G Adventures on their Antarctica Classic in Depth tour from 8 November to … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13 Antarctica Highlights

My twelve day journey to and around Antarctica as part of the G Adventures “Antarctica Classic in Depth” program is easily one of the major highlights of all my trips out of Australia. Simply put it is the trip of … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 54 – Ushuaia, Argentina

Highlights – Farewell to MS Expedition, National Strike in Argentina After 11 days on the MS Expedition today was the sad end with one final breakfast and then some farewell hugs as people started leaving the ship and some leaving … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 53 – Drake Passage and Beagle Channel, Antarctica

Highlights: Cape Horn, Farewell Toast, Polar Bar The last full day on the ship commenced with everyone struggling to walk in the rolling ship. Vera informed us that one of her roommates was vomiting during the night and was very … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 52 – Drake Passage, Antarctica

Highlights: Rock and rolling of the Drake Passage Our return to Ushuaia was well underway today. The ‘turbulence’ was also back and quite a few people suffered ill effects despite today being calmer than the first time through the passage. … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 51 – Half Moon Island and Drake Passage, Antarctica

Highlights: Sunshine, Chinstrap Penguins, Macaroni Penguin The best weather day of the Antarctica trip. I was drawn in the first landing at Half Moon Island and experienced brilliant conditions. The sun was shining and we experienced mostly blue skies during … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 50 – Deception Island and Livingston Island, Antarctica

Highlights: Landing at Deception Island, Polar Plunge, Wild zodiac ride, Humpback Whale Today was the day for the crazy people wanting to do the Polar Plunge aka as running into freezing water! Both Ben and Vera signed up for this … Continue reading

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