What’s excluded in an Antarctica Expedition? You have been thinking about joining an Antarctica voyage for a while, but are curious of what exactly is extra, or additional to the rate you are paying? We are happy to explain these below! Remember that there are different ships going down to … [Read more...] about What’s excluded in an Antarctica Expedition?
Our lovely expedition leader welcomed the day with her enthusiastic morning call at 7:00am through the PA system informing us about weather conditions outside: Temperature: 1ºC, Wind: 29 knots. A little windy, but still safe to make our first landing. Even though it was cozy and warm in the cabin, … [Read more...] about What is a day like in Antarctica?
Planning to visit Patagonia along with your Antarctica expedition? One of the most important details to have in mind if you want to enjoy this experience to the fullest is how to dress and what to pack – without packing too much! Weather changes all the time (just like in Antarctica), so you do not … [Read more...] about What to pack when traveling to Patagonia
If you only have two days to spend in Tierra del Fuego, these are the “must do” activities during your stay! VISIT THE STUNNING TIERRA DEL FUEGO NATIONAL PARK TDF National park is about 20 kilometers away from the city center of Ushuaia. If you plan to spend the whole day there and enjoy from … [Read more...] about 48 Hours in Ushuaia: What to do?
If you are planning to embark in an amazing polar expedition, one of the most important things to have ready for the adventure is the necessary documentation to travel. When you are traveling internationally, a passport is essential! Make sure your passport is valid not only for the duration of your … [Read more...] about Do you need a visa to travel to Antarctica?
For those looking for longer hikes around Ushuaia, Laguna del Caminante is the perfect option to combine hiking and camping during the austral summer. It is highly recommended that you start early in the morning to guarantee you’ll arrive at Laguna del Caminante before the sun sets, and get your … [Read more...] about Sheep Pass: Laguna del Caminante – What to pack?
It was the raviolis that broke me. “If I have to throw up, where should I do that?” I asked Andy, one of the three crew members aboard our 19-day sailing expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula. Nonplussed, he pointed outside. I nodded, but didn’t get up. It seemed unlikely that I’d be able to … [Read more...] about Transitioning to Antarctica: What It’s Like to Sail the Drake
As protected terrain, Antarctica remains largely untouched by humans. Yet the coldest, driest, southernmost continent still boasts a population of a few thousand, depending on the time of the year. Scientific researchers and base staffers occupy small settlements both winter and summer alike. If … [Read more...] about Antarctica Bases to Know!