Entries by nzaht

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Waking up in Antarctica

 Waking up in Antarctica After a short break and some time to process her experience in Antarctica, we caught up with Inspiring Explorer Rosanna Price to get her perspective on the expedition, find out the highlights of the trip and the big challenges she faced. What was your favourite part of the trip? There were […]

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A raw, real place

 A raw, real place After a short break and some time to process his experience in Antarctica, we caught up with Inspiring Explorer Marco de Kretser to get his perspective on the expedition, find out the highlights of the trip and the big challenges he faced. What was your favourite part of the trip? My […]

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Rocking it in Antarctica

Rocking it in Antarctica After a short break and some time to process her experience in Antarctica, we caught up with Inspiring Explorer Caragh Doherty to get her perspective on the expedition, find out the highlights of the trip and the big challenges she faced. What was your favourite part of the trip? My favourite […]

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Symphony of Sounds

Symphony of sounds uncovers the real Antarctica After a short break and some time to process her experience in Antarctica, we caught up with Inspiring Explorer Georgina Archibald to get her perspective on the expedition, find out the highlights of the trip and the big challenges she faced. What was your favourite part of the […]

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Drake Lake

March 13 Relatively calm waters on the Drake Passage today – as on our way to Antarctica, we’ve been fortunate to experience mild weather that is closer to the Drake Lake than the wild Drake Shake. Many of the team are enjoying catching up on sleep – well-deserved after five non-stop days of adventure in […]

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Taking the plunge

March 12 We have just explored an Antarctic volcano on Deception Island. This morning we paddled around the coast of the island, including through a choppy passage between a cliff and a high rock. The waves arose from all angles, making for such an exhilarating ride we did it twice. Humpback whales were spotted and […]

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Penguin post

March 11 Today we stepped back in time by visiting Port Lockroy, a historic site maintained by Antarctic Heritage Trust’s sister Trust, the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust. We explored the station here, Base A, which was established in 1944. The facilities have been preserved right from the tins of food, to the Reader’s Digest catalogues, […]

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A night on ice

March 10 Last night, on a flat, snowy hilltop we made our beds. By beds, I mean digging human-sized holes in the ice and then placing a ‘bivvy bag’ with a mat, sleeping bag and liner in the hole. The view was spectacular, mountains and icebergs resting in the ocean all around us. The colours […]