Category Archives: Antarctica General

General Antarctica information not specific to any other category

Jobs in Antarctica

Want to Work in Antarctica? Working in Antarctica would have to be one of the best ways to see and experience the frozen continent. Not only do you get to see the amazing transformation as you head south from a … Continue reading

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Mawson’s Australian Antarctic Expedition 100th Anniversary

Douglas Mawson Antarctic Explorer. If you ever take a trip to Antarctica I highly recommend you read the story of Douglas Mawson’s expedition to discover Antarctica – Home of the Blizzard. It is an amazing story of will and survival … Continue reading

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Aurora Australis Southern Lights in Antarctica

Antarctic Sky Light Show If and when you take your cruise or voyage to Antarctica or Sub Antarctica you will most likely come across a spectacular natural sky light show. The Southern Auroras or Aurora Australis are a spectacular exhibit … Continue reading

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Postcards from Antarctica

Philately in Antarctica Most Antarctic stations / bases have an official Post Office in order for the inhabitants and visitors to be able to post letters buy stamps and postcards etc. Although nowadays email would probably be the most popular … Continue reading

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Introduction To Traveling Antarctica

Two Years Living And Working In Antarctica In 2001 and 2003 I was fortunate enough to be selected as part of the ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition). I worked and lived in Antarctica for two years – one year … Continue reading

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