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Back on dry land

Back on dry land | GulfNews.com. We docked at Ushuaia port around 8.30am. Cabins cleared and checked, we made our way down the gangway onto terra firma after 11 amazing days in Antarctica. Our expedition guides were on the dock … Continue reading

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The last day on ship

The last day on ship | GulfNews.com. After breakfast a series of lectures by the guides were on the program – a great opportunity to reinforce what we had seen and experienced during the expedition.  After lunch we made time … Continue reading

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Rougher seas back across Drakes Passage

Rouger seas of Drakes Passage cause problems | GulfNews.com. This morning we woke up to much rougher seas and realized that we are indeed making our way through Drakes Passage and on our way back to Ushuaia. During the course of the day … Continue reading

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A pleasant surprise on the way to Mikkelsen Harbour

A pleasant surprise on the way to Mikkelsen Harbour | GulfNews.com. It doesn’t seem so long ago that we were boarding the ship for the start of our expedition yet now we find ourselves on our last day of activities, including making … Continue reading

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Shore Camp and most Southerly Pink Ribbon

Shore Camp and Most Southerly Pink Ribbon | GulfNews.com. At 5am this morning we had a wake up call from our guide Andy. With no tents to dismantle we packed up camp quickly and headed back to the ship for … Continue reading

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A close encounter with penguins

A close encounter with penguins | GulfNews.com. Another gorgeous day in Antarctica, starting with a two-hour snowshoe hike at Damoy Point. Stunning vistas included the seven sisters mountain range, Mount William and Mount France. The hike ended with some very close … Continue reading

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Women with altitude

Women with altitude | GulfNews.com. This morning we all woke up to a spectacular, sunny morning while sailing through the breathtaking Errera Channel. Everywhere we looked we were surrounded by beautiful white snow covered mountains, with the surface of the … Continue reading

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Waking up to the excitement of finally getting off the boat

Waking up to the excitement of finally getting off the boat | GulfNews.com. This morning we arrived at Half Moon Island and awoke with the excitement of finally getting off the boat and being the first group to go kayaking. … Continue reading

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Across the Drake Passage

We woke up to a sunny morning with calmer seas | GulfNews.com. We woke up to a sunny morning with calmer seas. In the afternoon, we approached and sailed past the very first iceberg of our trip. Perched on the … Continue reading

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Each time I lifted my head, the nausea overtook’ | GulfNews.com

‘I felt that I couldn’t get out of bed because each time I lifted my head, the nausea overtook’ | GulfNews.com. Today’s blog is being composed by the few teammates that have been able to make it out of their … Continue reading

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