If someone told you they were going to put you on a small 100-passenger ship, and send you into one of the most potentially treacherous stretches of ocean for two full days of incredible adventure OR incredibly intense nausea, would you accept?
Photos: Antarctica's Glaciers, Icebergs, and Penguins
Sebastião Salgado captures Antarctica's breathtaking beauty in this gallery of photos and exclusive outtakes from "The Last Wild Place" by Graham Boynton. Locations include Deception Island, Neko Harbor, Errera Channel, and Paradise Bay.
Crossing the Drake Passage to Antarctica: Sometimes Life Throws Us Surprises – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog
My Antarctica expedition didn’t start the way I’d expected it to. There were no plates shattering, chairs flying across hallways, nor Titanic-like mayhem. There was not even a single dark cloud or gust of wind. Instead, bright sunshine, clear skies and a light breeze accompanied us throughout the Drake Passage. Albatrosses glided and swerved alongside our ship as we sailed the …
To get to Antarctica by boat, you have to cross some of the roughest seas in the world and that’s the way it should be. On September 6th 1577 Sir Francis Drake had just cleared the Strait of Magellan on his second circumnavigation of the globe. He was blown south of Cape Horn by a... Read More