"One hundred years ago this December, the world waited breathlessly to hear who would reach the South Pole first – the dashing Captain Robert Scott, or the determined Norwegian, Roald Amundsen." Se
We missed our zodiac landing this afternoon due to high wind conditions at both our primary and secondary landing sites. What a treat it turned out to be.
As we bid good-bye to Scoresbysund our environment for the past five days we also said goodbye to the sun.
Expedition – Arctic voyage September 14, 2011
Expedition - September 13, 2011 - East Greenland Arctic Adventure continues
September 12, 2011
September 11, 2011 – Sydkap Peninsula, Scoresbysund East Greenland
September 10th – Afternoon landing
Today we landed in East Greenland for the next part of our Arctic adventure!
Today the ship cruised north through the Svalbard Archipelago.
Spitsbergen - Sept 4, 11 - posted by Sharon Keating
In just two days I am leaving for my voyage aboard the Expedition September 4 – 17 Arctic Highlights and Polar Bears.
Arctic travel requires an open mind.
Antarctica is known as the white continent and the wildlife is mostly black and white as an adaption for predator avoidance.
The Ban on heavy fuel oil in Antarctica is good for the environment and hasn’t really impacted small ship expedition cruising in the region.
If you have time and wildlife and Antarctic history are your focus for an Antarctic Adventure then a Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica voyage may be your trip of a lifetime!
(This guest post is from Sharon - our Client Services guru - who is traveling on the Polar Star on a Antarctica Circle trip from Feb 4 - 15, 2010.)