Maarten's Birthday: Swimming, A Nudie Run and A Cabin Crawl March 4th 2011 So far I haven't told you much about my fellow passengers on the ship except for the 5 that I joined the boat with and my kayak partner. Well it was an intersting mix of people ranging from the very old (over 70) down to mid 20s. A significant portion of whom were Aussie and Canadian. Whilst we were on the boat I did manage to make friend with quite a few. There was Terry the mid-30s Canadian "bri ... 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 love to travel but don't do anywhere near enough of it for pleasure. It seems I'm only ever travelling for work. So to begin with I'm taking time out to travel the Americas and Antarctica. I'll be going down to the Antarctic Circle and up to the Arctic Circle. Countries visited will include: Argentina, Chile, Antactica, Uraguay, Brazil, United States and Canada.
After that I'll join the current batch of exchange students doing "Safari" around my home country, Australia...
After this I will only have Europe left to tick off the list of continents (having already done a very small part... full info