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Proof of Antarctica  

Proof of Antarctica

For conspiracy theorists who are disinclined to believe someone would volunteer to sail in the frigid Antarctic, we offer proof by way of our passport endorsed at Port Lockroy.
Due South

February 2nd 2023
As we compose this blog the ship heads further south, and unfortunately back in the open ocean and...yes rollers. Being a small ship, we have 175 souls aboard, she is more affected by waves, especially abeam. Yet, we are also able to enter places larger ships cannot. In fact, no ship that carries more than 500 passengers can land anyone in Antarctica. We'll take the small, nice ship, thank you and ... read more
Antarctica » Antarctica » South Shetland Islands

 Flag 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
4th February 2023

More beautiful pictures and historical narrative. No where did you tell the temperature, or I Would you have really kayaked in that water? Burr! What a beautiful big room. I believe I would have joined Sheila in that viewing spot. Does 'shimmer" mean you feel the boat crunching through the iceberg? what does it sound like. Keep warm and enjoy!!
5th February 2023

Correct Carol Ann
Yes, when we travel through ice, we hear a bit of a crunch and the boat shakes a bit. Not a frequent event, however. Temp we guess has ranged 25-35F. It was above freezing south of the pole, which staff say they have never encountered before.

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