Category Archives: Anarctica

Ships to Antarctica Leave from Here

Back from the snow and ice in Ushuaia…on to the sun and beaches of eastern South America… If interested in seeing where you leave for the Arctic Circle, follow this blog posting a few years later. Posted from WordPress for … Continue reading

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Running in Antarctica

Yes, it can be done. We have had some amazing weather on this trip. Could not have been better.  Last week a nice morning run in South America, this week, a trail and beach run on Deception Island just off … Continue reading

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Antarctica Research Station

We boarded in Ushuaia which was a great experience that I captured in my daily trip report.  We have been sailing on Le Boreal.  You can read my ship review if interested. Today, we visited Palmer Station.  This is a … Continue reading

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Angry Seals in Antarctica

We made a stop at a place called Half Moon Island – part of the South Shetland Islands. This was our first destination today. The Chinstrap penguin can be found here. It is a slight difference from the Gentoo and … Continue reading

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Penguins in Antarctica

Penguins, penguins, penguins… We officially landed on the 7th continent today at Brown Bluff. It was a nesting area of penguins. The water was like glass and it warmed up to almost 5 degrees Celsius. It was an amazing today … Continue reading

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Boating to Antarctica

Ushuaia was a hint to what to expect as we headed south. It was very cool and breezy, but it was nothing compared to what we were about to encounter in the next day. We took a short side excursion … Continue reading

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Arrived in Ushuaia on Way to Antarctica

A quick introduction to Ushuaia. It is the most southern city on the planet earth and the closest point to the Antarctica continent.  We took a charter down down here from Santiago Chile that I posted about yesterday in this blog … Continue reading

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