Category Archives: Anarctica

Port of Ushuaia

The cruise to Antarctica was amazing.  But like all cruises, you must return to land.  The  most amazing stop was at Palmer Station and of course, running a 5K in Antarctica was a once in a life experience (if you … 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

It all started with a long trip down to Santiago, Chile in this posting, and then we flew down and boarded a ship in Ushuaia which was a great experience that I captured in my daily trip report.  We have … 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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Icebergs Everywhere

Free cocktails and wine on the Le Boreal has been a highlight. The crew is very friendly and helpful and it is a very addictive luxury to be sailing on a small ship with very few passengers.  Overall, the food … Continue reading

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Cruising 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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