The MS Expedition – My Voyage To Antarctica

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. Working on boats was great and I hope I may do that again someday. So Read more about The MS Expedition – My Voyage To Antarctica[…]

Antarctica Adventures: The Hound Of The Cuverville

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 I say “no.” But, on the trip to Antarctic the “quest” to reach the top Read more about Antarctica Adventures: The Hound Of The Cuverville[…]

“One small step for yer man”: Stepping Foot On Antarctica – Barrientos, Aitcho Islands

There it was. The magical. The dream really happenned, and it happened at a place that most of you reading will NEVER have heard of – Barrientos. I stepped foot in Antarctica. Be honest, if you haven’t been to Antarctica, would you ever have heard of “Barrientos”? So what is Barrientos exactly? OK it is Read more about “One small step for yer man”: Stepping Foot On Antarctica – Barrientos, Aitcho Islands[…]

Antarctica Adventures: The Crystal Maze – Cruising Round Foyn Harbour

Date – Tuesday 9th November 2010 Location – Foyn Harbour, Gerlache Strait, Antarctica Position – 64o 30 ‘S/ 62o 20’ W Weather Conditions – Sunny, clear skies I’ll be honest, deaf and naive all in one here – when somebody told me I was cruising round Foyn Harbour, I was ready to put on the Read more about Antarctica Adventures: The Crystal Maze – Cruising Round Foyn Harbour[…]