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Swimming With the Penguins in Antarctica

Get Great Photos of Penguins in Sub Antarctica Caution – If you are planning a trip to Sub Antarctica and want to swim (or plank) with the penguins, beware of the Killer Whales! – In the water you will look … Continue reading

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Antarctica

Antarctica – Facts, Figures, Insights Antarctica is described as the “last great wilderness on earth”. Anyone with a sense of adventure and an active imagination can’t fail to be mesmerised by this enchanting massive largely unspoilt seventh continent.

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Midwinter Solstice in Antarctica

Midwinter Madness a Big Celebration in Antarctica Midwinter or Winter Solstice in Antarctica would have to be the most celebrated event of the year.

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Birds of Antarctica and Sub Antarctica.

Birds of the South Polar Regions My first trip to Antarctica in 2001 is when I learned what a Twitcher is, before that I just thought it was someone with a nervous disposition, however it is someone with a passion … Continue reading

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Travelling in Antarctica – Modes of Transport

How To Travel To and In Antarctica There are two choices for mode of transport when traveling to Antarctica either as a tourist or to work there. It’s either by ship or aeroplane, however ship is by far the most … Continue reading

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Clothing in Sub Antarctica

Clothing in Sub Antarctica, different but similar Clothing in Sub Antarctica is different but similar to clothing worn on the Antarctic continent. The main difference is that in sub Antarctica it rains and it can be a cold, wet and … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons To Travel to Antarctica

Why Visit Antarctica? Why go to Antarctica? Why is antarctica a great place to visit? Because if you are looking for a holiday, voyage or adventure with a difference you can not go past Antarctica. Why visit a cold extreme … Continue reading

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The Antarctic Gentoo Penguin

Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis Mitochondrial The Gentoo penguin is a classic penguin of which many fictional penguin characters have been modeled from, including Tux the Linux mascot penguin. They are easily identified by their yellow feet, orange bill and little white … Continue reading

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Tourist Cruises to Antarctica and Sub Antarctica.

Tourist Ships visit Sub-Antarctica There are many tour operators that conduct cruises and voyages to the Antarctica region. The Sub Antarctica region is one of the areas the frequent the most as it is relatively the easiest to access and … Continue reading

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The Southern Elephant Seal Bull (Mirounga leonina).

Or – Big Bad Blubbery Bulls. These enormous mammals are a sight to behold. I recall the first time I came across a male Elephant Seal bull on one of the islands off Casey in Antarctica, I was impressed at … Continue reading

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