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Roald Amundsens Minne

During my holidays in the North I do a lot of camping and ‘explorations’, but this is kindergarden compared to what real explorers managed (or tried) in history. 145 more words


Celebrating Bob Bartlett

In 2009, Arctic explorer Bob Bartlett was commemorated on a postage stamp issued by Canada Post. The stamp was priced at 54 cents. In a media release from the time, Bartlett was lauded as the greatest ice captain of the 20th century. 236 more words

“Will the Results be Worth the Effort?” Extreme decisions in the heroic era. . .

Every accomplishment of every kind, from insignificant to monumental and the whole range between, starts with an idea and then proceeds through plan and execution to accomplishment. 336 more words

Antarctic Exploration

What the year ahead holds for the industry

Next Gen. Cruise ship for MSC.

Until recently, expedition cruising was a quiet corner of the ocean cruise business, with occasional new tonnage added to a small fleet of spartan ships sailing to wild and majestic places. 890 more words

Royal Caribbean

South Pole Day 2017

Week 8: F 15 December 2017, 20:49. Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island, Antarctica

In celebrating the holiday, last night we toasted our midnight suns with a hearty “Skol!” and feasted on fårikål, lefsa, kringle, and pepperkaken. 613 more words


High Seas Hybrid: World’s Most Eco-friendly Cruise Ship Will Sail in 2018

From an environmental perspective, it’s easy to see how cruise ships have long been one of the harshest modes of travel. They’re big, slow, fuel-hungry, and rife with excess. 401 more words


ON THIS DAY: December 14, 2017

December 14th is

Bouillabaisse Day

Roasted Chestnuts Day *

World Monkey Day *

Yoga Day


MORE! Tycho Brahe, Aphra Behn and Jimmy Doolittle, click 935 more words