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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 …

Crossing the Drake Passage to Antarctica

World Borders: Crossing The Drake Passage from Argentina to Antarctica

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This latest post in my series of World Borders is WITHOUT doubt the best border I have crossed in my travel repertoire. It is the longest ever border crossing I have done between two countries (yes, MUCH longer than flights), …

5 Amazing Tranquil Islands!

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I was thinking about all the islands I’ve visited and trying to narrow it down to the best ones, but I just couldn’t so I’ll compile a few different lists to sum them up in categories. First of all these …

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 – …

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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