Antarctica: Elephant & Gibbs Islands February 20th 2009 Friday morning we arrived at our first scenic stop in Antarctica, Elephant Island. This is my second visit to Antarctica. On New Years Eve 2006 I took a 12-hour scenic flight out of Sydney, Australia. We spent four hours circling the frozen continent aboard a Qantas 747. The plane never landed though, so this is my first time here at ground or sea level.
Elephant Island is an ice-covered, mount ... read more
Antarctica » Antarctica » South Shetland Islands Speculation over the existence of a "southern land" was not confirmed until the early 1820s when British and American commercial operators and British and Russian national expeditions began exploring the Antarctic Peninsula region and other areas sou... ... read more
I am 50 years old and live in Mooresville, Indiana. I am big fan of the Indianpolis Colts, but my main passion in life is travleing. I usually take two month long trips each year.
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