Monthly Archives: February 2011

Antarctica – Home of the Blizzard

While I was in Antarctica the conditions that defined a Blizzard were described to me as follows: β€œTo be officially a blizz it has to be blowing over 34 knots (61.2 km/hr), visibility less than 100 metres, be a minus … Continue reading

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Where to see a Royal Penguin on your Antarctic cruise

The Royal Penguin If you are planning an Antarctic cruise you may want to get a photo or at least a viewing of these gregarious little fellows. From a distance Royal penguins (Eudyptes schlegeli) can be mistaken for Rockhopper penguins … Continue reading

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