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Saturday Spot: World Ocean Day And a se7en + 1 Visit a Research Vessel…

June 9th, 2013 · 7 Comments

Today was World Ocean Day and And it also happened to be the one day a year that the Department of Environmental Affairs opens her research vessel to the public. I have to say I was quite excited to see the new ship, built especially as a Southern Ocean Polar Research and Supply Vessel… In […]

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Saturday Spot: A Little More Southern Ocean…

June 1st, 2009 · 3 Comments

I thought I would finish up my Southern Ocean Series with a couple of pics of essential kit and a snippets of what people actually do there. And since you have toured Antarctica and Marion Island you can now consider yourselves old hands at this! When you leave Cape Town in December and the air […]

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Saturday Spot: Marion Island…

May 24th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Last week I gave you a glimpse of the Antarctic and this week I thought I would show you some pics of my favorite Southern Ocean Island: Marion Island… This island is situated about 2000 km south-east of Cape Town and smack bang in the “Roaring Forties” at 48 degrees south. The weather is treacherous, […]

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Se7en Antacrtic Travel Tips…

May 17th, 2009 · 20 Comments

It was a dark and stormy night In the city of Cape Town… We had an outing planned for our Saturday Spot, But we stayed home so as not to drown!!! Nevertheless, the explorer spirit prevails and I thought I would post se7en things you may not know about travel in the Antarctic. Been there. […]

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