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Antarctica Checklist – What To Take – Part 2 – Literature *

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Part 2 – What Books Should I Bring? Right so you’re heading to the world’s coldest continent and you don’t have a clue what really happens there, then you turn to your good old friend Lonely Planet and buy the …

Antarctica Checklist Part 1: What Clothes to Pack for Antarctica

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Antarctica is a land of superlatives and is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see an amazing place, so you need to be well prepared. What clothes should you take? In this new series, I’ll be outlining the main …

The Antarctica “Carryout “: Having a Beer on King George Island

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Position – 62o 10’S/ 58o 30′ W Location – Near Henry Arctowski Polish Station, Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands, ANTARCTICA Weather – Windy and cold Date – 13th November 2010 Time – 8.45 pm Wind Speed – …

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 …

Point Wild Elephant Island, Antarctica

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Named due to its shape, the eloquent Elephant Island leant its tusks to us just before we packed our Antarctic trunks and headed north again. This, then was the final part of my amazing Antarctic journey. A sadness and happiness …

John and Scobie Go “Swimming” – Admiralty Bay *

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Our Antarctica adventure certainly wasn’t without drama and incident, and unfortunately we had a minor accident on our trip. We had arrived back on our ship and were in and around King George Island in the South Shetland Islands when …

“Standing on the Moon”: Half Moon Island, Antarctica

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Where – Half Moon Island, Antarctica Geographic Location – 62o35’S 59o55’W Weather – Sunny and Snowy Temperature – Hot and Cold Date – 13th November 2010 Somebody (and I’m not sure who) once described parts of Antarctica as “it’s like …

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