The Weddell Sea - following in Nordenskjold's footsteps January 20th 2010 “how can it get better than this?” - that was the question posed at the end of the last blog. The answer - add blue skies.
In the early morning we awake to find ourselves surrounded by icebergs with thick pack-ice ahead, this is as far south as we can go. The clouds are breaking up and the sun is sneaking through to illuminate individual mountain peaks and icebergs making them glow and ... read more
Antarctica » Antarctica » Hope Station 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