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Look beyond the ends of the earth and you will find Antarctica, a land of untouched wilderness, behemoths of ice and surreal landscapes. An Antarctic cruise redefines the definition of "getting away" - sailing the expanse of white wilderness, its stark beauty and the feeling of peaceful solitude. Yet life abounds in Antarctica with thousands of...

Look beyond the ends of the earth and you will find Antarctica, a land of untouched wilderness, behemoths of ice and surreal landscapes. An Antarctic cruise redefines the definition of "getting away" - sailing the expanse of white wilderness, its stark beauty and the feeling of peaceful solitude. Yet life abounds in Antarctica with thousands of penguins, seals, whales and albatross thriving in this remote icy world.

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Photography Tips for Travelers to Antarctica

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Whether you prefer a "point and shoot" camera or you're a seasoned photographer, the extreme climate of  Antarctica  presents some  special  challenges for photographers. I'd consider myself somewhere in the middle, sometimes preferring to lug out my DSLR camera for that perfect shot and sometimes, espec...
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Preparing For A Trip To Antarctica: Books & Video

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Preparing for a trip to Antarctica  can seem daunting but it can also be a lot of fun if you know where to start. Below is our recommended reading list and media guide which offers a treasure of inspiration for intrepid travelers to Antarctica. Nonfiction Endurance, Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alred Lansing The astonishing saga of p...
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4 Reasons Why I'm Going to Antarctica on the Ortelius

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My trip to Antarctica is still far off (November 2019) but I'm getting extremely excited  (read my last blog - My First Trip to Antarctica, to see what I'm excited about). Here are the top 4 reasons I chose the Ortelius cruise ship for my first time in Antarctica: I wanted to have a very inclusive adventure&n...
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Visiting Ushuaia and the The End of the World

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  There's no better feeling than reaching the end of the road and having the end of the road be well worth the journey to get there. Nestled between snow-capped mountains and the shores of the legendary Beagle Channel lies Ushuaia, a gritty port city filled with history and outdoor adventures. Ushuaia has a turbulent past but over the past fiv...
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My First Trip To Antarctica - Will You Join Me?

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The cold arctic wind whips in my hair as I stand at the bow, shaking from excitement (and cold) as the whale surfaces a few meters from the boat. Its massive, wondering eye stares back at me, as curious about me as I am about it. The boat lurches and my eyes fly open; I'm back at my office in Costa Rica. I've been day dream...
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