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Photographer Alex Cornell Captures Rare Upside-Down Iceberg in Cierva Cove off Antarctica

Peta Pixel: When you think of icebergs, you probably think of those large white objects you see in movies and pictures. In rare situations, they can also be seen in a different form. 70 more words

Culture

Haiku, Rounding The Cape

“Roaring winds, large waves – and furious currents make – sailors take warning”

Roughing It

I’m not a nervous or anxious person. It takes a lot for me to feel anxiety. In planning my upcoming trip to Antarctica, I’ve been ¬†reading daily on what to expect especially when crossing the Drake Passage. 304 more words

Travel

Survived the Drake Passage - Day 3,4, 10 and 11 of Antarctic expedition

“Beyond 40 degrees south there is no law.
Beyond 50 degrees south there is no God” – old sailor’s adage.

 

So very true, these latitudes live up to it’s notorious reputation for wild and unpredictable weather. 1,057 more words

Antarctica

The 7th Continent - A Dream Come True.

It is over a week since I returned from the Antarctic and I just haven’t been able to get my head around how to write this blog. ¬† 1,150 more words

Antarctic Expedition - November 2014 - Images

Humpback whales during the crossing of the Drake Passage

Humpback Whales

Humpback Whales

Humpback Whales

Deception Island

Deception Island

Deception Island

Deception Island

Sunset

Sunset… 97 more words

Nature