Mike Dawson kayaking in Antarctica

Wildlife and calving ice

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What was your favourite part of the trip? I really enjoyed the structure of the trip. It was amazing to be part of something different from what we normally do when we go on an expedition with a team of kayakers. We were a much bigger group…
Lana Kiddie-Vai

Mesmerised by the beauty of the stars

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After a short break and some time to process her experience in Antarctica, we caught up with Inspiring Explorer Lana Kiddie-Vai to get her perspective on the expedition, find out the highlights of the trip and the big challenges she faced. What…
Rosanna Price

Waking up in Antarctica

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 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…
Marco de Kretser at Deception Island

A raw, real place

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 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…
Caragh Doherty stepped outside her comfort zone - all the way to Antarctica!

Rocking it in Antarctica

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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…
Georgie is keen to share the story of the power of adventure and exploration for personal development

Symphony of Sounds

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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…

Drake Lake

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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…

Taking the plunge

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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…

Penguin post

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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.…

A night on ice

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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…