Tag Archives: Antarctica

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

Monday 19 November 2012 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 … Continue reading

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

Sunday 18 November 2012 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 … Continue reading

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

Saturday 17 November 2012 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 … Continue reading

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

Friday 16 November 2012 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 … Continue reading

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

Thursday 15 November 2012 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 … Continue reading

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