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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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The Sub Antarctic Chinstrap Penguin

Chinstrap Penguins (Pygoscelis Antarcticus) mainly inhabit islands of the Scotia Arc, concentrating in vast colonies on the coast of the South Orkneys, South Shetlands and South Sandwich Islands. Chinstraps have blue-black backs with white cheeks and underparts. A thin black … Continue reading

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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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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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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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The Sub Antarctic Rockhopper Penguin

Rockhopper penguins would have to be one of my favourite penguins. With their bright red eyes, punk hair-do, and feisty nature, they are a cut above the rest. From a distance they can be mistaken for a Royal Penguin as … Continue reading

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Want to tour Sub Antarctica?

Sub-Antarctica The wildlife and scenery are awesome, it is a photographers paradise and a nature lovers haven! So pack your bags and don’t forget your camera – come and see the unspoiled wilderness.

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10 Secrets to Happiness – Sub-Antarctica style

Probably one of the most asked questions in the world!, what is the secret to happiness? Well here are the ten secrets to happiness, follow these ten simple rules and you can’t go wrong!

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