If you want to expand your knowledge about the history of Tierra del Fuego, here are two museums you can visit in the city of Ushuaia: Museo Marítimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia You’ll have the chance to visit the old jail of Ushuaia, learn about the life, work, privileges and punishments of the … [Read more...] about Two Museums of Ushuaia you shouldn’t miss!
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!
Antarctica is the world’s last great wilderness. The white continent’s unique geography and fauna are novel for even the most experienced traveler, which is why the remote region attracts over 30,000 visitors a year. Such a singular ecosystem requires careful preservation in order to be … [Read more...] about Freestyle gives “1% for the Planet.” What does that mean?
Exploration at the end of the world... Now, more than 100 years after the first person reached the South Pole, modern day explorers continue to push the limits of human resilience and endurance with new Antarctic exploration challenges. Some expeditions are solo, some are on skis, some employ … [Read more...] about Over 100 Years of Antarctic Exploration
There are lots of excursions in Ushuaia to choose from, and I’m going to write the next few blog posts about activities here at the “End of the World” to give you an idea of what’s out there. My first outing was a small boat excursion out into the Beagle Channel that takes you to four … [Read more...] about Beagle Channel Boat Tour
Now, more than 100 years after the first person reached the South Pole, modern day explorers continue to push the limits of human resilience and endurance with new Antarctic exploration challenges. Some expeditions are solo, some are on skis, some employ bicycles, but all require incredible physical … [Read more...] about Modern Antarctic Explorers
In addition to penguins and seals, Antarctica is home to research stations and bases belonging to 29 countries. Some of the bases are open year-round, while others are just open during the summer months (usually from October-March). Many of the first bases were established by nations nearby to the … [Read more...] about People on Antarctica? Learn about some Antarctic bases!
If you are thinking about Antarctica as your next destination, you will find that the options are varied, and there are different kinds of trips in many different types of vessels: a luxury ship, with a 5 star hotel and fancy restaurants, an ex-Russian icebreaker, or a small sailing boat for those … [Read more...] about Ernest Shackleton: Epic Antarctic Explorer