As Santa Claus and his reindeer will tell you, the north pole is a cold, dry and windy place only fit for the Abominable Snowman.
The King penguins of South Georgia are a colorful group both in striking feathers and the many interesting behaviors.
Here's an article which got our attention.
As the whales migrate from Antarctic waters to the Arctic and back again, they currently face a miriad of challenges.
On this particular voyage to Antarctica the giant petrels commanded my attention!
Fly-cruises are becoming a popular way to see Antarctica and more ships are offering that option which you can find on our website (just do a trip search and choose fly-cruise in the destination dr
Sometimes we forget how much we are missing! While we see thousands of penguins, hundreds of birds and many whales and seals, we don't get to see what's going on UNDER the water.
"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.
When you choose an Arctic voyage that includes Iceland plan to spend several days touring the island country when the voyage concludes.
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