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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 …

Neko Harbour – The Actual Antarctica Continent Landing!

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I did it. It wasn’t all a dream. It was something I concocted on a sober month spent endlessly working on a broccoli farm in the Tasmanian wilderness during Spring 2010. Life had taken me to lonely Poatina for whatever …

Touring Port Lockroy: British Antarctic Base

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Date – 11th November 2010 (remembrance day) Time – Between 10am – 12 noon Location – Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Wiencke Islands, ANTARCTICA Position – 64o 49′ S, 63o 30′ W Temperature – 0 degrees Weather conditions – Cold, icy, …

The MS Expedition – My Voyage To Antarctica

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Having watched a few documentaries on Antarctica, including Michael Palin’s “Pole to Pole” where he flew into the continent, getting a boat there was the only thing I wanted to do. I love boats, I always loved being at sea. …

Peterman, Pleneau and the Furthest South We Went *

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Date – Wednesday 10th November 2010 Position – 64o 57′ S, 63o 38′ W Location – Off the coast of Petermann Island, on the Lemaire Channel Weather – The worst conditions of my trip to Antarctica – Blizzards, Freezing Snow, …

Antarctica Adventures: The Hound Of The Cuverville

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Date – Tuesday 9th November 2010 Where – Cuverville Island, Gerlache Strait, Antarctica Position – 64o 41′ S/ 62o 38′ W Weather – cold, snowy, windy  Ask me this time last year if I knew where Cuverville Island was and …

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