Antarctic Holidays

July has been declared Antarctica month at the University of Wollongong’s Early Start Discovery Space. The Antarctic-themed experience for young children was launched on Friday, just in time for the.

The captain and base commander had decided that Christmas Day would be a holiday — normally on reaching. at the moment of "Let there be light." Gavin Francis was the physician at Halley Research.

The U.K.-based On Foot Holidays is listing all of next year’s self-guided. Poseidon Expeditions is offering $2,000 off three departures of its 11-night Antarctic Peninsula cruise. The savings apply.

One of Calgary’s resident extreme explorers faces weeks of more trekking across the windy, snowy Antarctica landscape — and spending. which is about a pilot trying to get home for the holidays, has.

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North or south? Polar bears or penguins? Choosing your polar escape is about setting your goals, says Wanderlust magazine. The Arctic is admittedly much easier to get to for most of us. But then again.

Chinese tourist Yang Yuan (far left) and her friends pose for a picture during their holiday in the Antarctic. All of them are retirees from Beijing. Photo: SCMP Pictures More adventurous Chinese.

“I love Antarctica and the culture of exploration and science. McCarthy packed an Italian moka express pot to make everyone a holiday latte. WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. It is the essential.

For most travellers, a holiday to Antarctica is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience, as well as the most extreme environment they will ever have visited. Packing appropriately is vital – beyond.

A trip to Antarctica isn’t just another holiday, I realise, as I lie there letting my mind unfold. It’s one of the most exhilarating adventures a traveller can hope to undertake on this planet. For.

Ever received a tinned fruitcake for a holiday present, shoved it to the back of your pantry. Well, add 106 years to the story, and that’s exactly what happened to Antarctic Heritage Trust.

Arctic or Antarctic: which of the extremes is better for adventurous travellers? Chris Carter compares the north and south poles. North or south? Polar bears or penguins? Choosing your polar escape is.

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We landed in Antarctica on the compacted snow runway at Phoenix Airfield. The work week at McMurdo is normally Monday-Saturday, but the station celebrated Thanksgiving with a 2-day holiday.

If the Nemo 50 ICE looks a little too small and constricting for your Antarctic holiday, perhaps the recently announced Ida Pfeiffer would be more your size.

Scientists in Antarctica got a unique gift this holiday season: access to a mysterious lake buried under more than 3,500 feet of ice. It took about two days of drilling to reach Mercer Subglacial Lake.

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For help on which cruise is best for you, check out our ultimate guide to Antarctica cruise holidays. This deal ends on 31 July 2018 so check out all the cruises at Flight Centre to make your.

It was Christmas Eve 2002, at the height of midsummer, when I arrived to take up a year-long job as doctor at Halley base – the most remote research station operated by the British in Antarctica. As.

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