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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June 1st, 2009 · 2 Comments
May 24th, 2009 · 5 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, [...]
May 17th, 2009 · 18 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. [...]