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Top 5 Islands in Antarctica

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Every now and then I love to write about Antarctica again. It still ranks as my number one travel trip to date. A pure Winter Wonderland. An untouched paradise and a total dream backpacking destination. I’ve told my story countless …

The Day I…Got Naked in Antarctica!! (X-Rated)

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I have been asked a few times “What is your most crazy or outrageous travel story?” and to be honest there are a few contenders, however being naked in the waters of Antarctica has to be pretty nuts, right? So …

Travelling in Antarctica: Neptune’s Bellows, Deception Island

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Location – Neptune’s Bellows, Deception Island, ANTARCTICA Position – 62o 59′ S/ 60o 34′ W Date – Friday 12th November 2010 Time – 6.30 am Weather – Windy and Cold The entrance into Deception Island was full of marvel and …

Calling At Telefon Bay, Deception Island, Antarctica – “It’s Black; It’s White”

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The Antarctica trip just kept getting better and bizarrier (that’s probably not even a real word, but it will do) and more diverse. After a fun filled morning which involved steering our boat through the narrow “Neptunes Bellows” (the slim …

Neptune’s Window, Deception Island

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It’s not the same sort of “window” we are used to, but this particular landmark was another of those amazing experiences on the world’s coldest continent Antarctica. The walk from the main bay at Whaler’s Bay was cold and windy, …

Whaler’s Bay, Deception Island *

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Position – 62o 59’S/60o 34′ W Location – Whaler’s Bay, Port Foster, Deception Island, ANTARCTICA Temperature – Baltic Wind – Strong and severe Weather Conditions – Cold, windy, dry Date – Friday 12th November 2010 Time – 9.02 am An …

Antarctica Adventures: Deception Island – You Only Live Twice

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Reminders of the early James Bond film, You Only Live Twice somehow come back on entrance to the mystical southern solitude of Deception Island. This island is something special.  The hidden crater from You Only Live Twice with Sean Connery …