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Countries visited: Antarctica, Falkland Islands, South Georgia, ArgentinaErnest Shackleton’s ship, the Endurance, became trapped in ice in January 1915. In August 1916, thanks to Shackleton’s valiant efforts, the 28-man crew was rescued. In...Countries visited: Antarctica, ArgentinaAntarctica is bigger than Europe. It’s home to around 90% of the earth’s ice. In summer it’s light all day. Antarctic fish produce a natural anti-freeze chemical...Countries visited: Antarctica, ArgentinaJump in Zodiacs to explore penguin rockeries and scout for humpback whales, orcas and leopard seals. Scramble up Orne Harbor view colonies of chinstrap penguins. Hike. Sit on the...
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Five facty-things about Antarctica
- Is this yours?
There's no government here, and nobody owns the continent. Heaps of countries have tried, but a common agreement was reached meaning Antarctica is the only region on earth not ruled by a nation.
- No ants in your pants
Antarctica is the only continent without an indigenous species of ants.
- Whale of a time
Into whales? See blue, fin, southern right whale, sei whale, minke, and humpback; the sperm whale, killer whale, hourglass dolphin, fourtooth whale, rightwhale dolphin and the southern bottlenose whale. Phew.
- Time stands still
It's the only continent without a time zone. You can walk all the 24 time zones in few seconds.
- Very deceptive
There's one island off the the coast of the Antarctic Peninsula where you can swim. It's the semi-submerged summit of an active volcano called Deception Island. The waters around the island are geothermally heated, but the name had to come from somewhere...
- Is this yours?
This Polar Adventure Ship was built in 1975. Sea Adventurer (formerly know as the Clipper Adventurer) underwent a $13 million conversion in 1998. Her proud reputation is complimented by her well-appointed, elegance. Sea Adventurer is the perfect expedition ship for people who enjoy soft adventures and creature comforts. All cabins have outside views and facilities en suite.
Sea Adventurer is equipped with Zodiacs for shore landings and ocean level cruising, yet offers fine dining, and cabins with exterior views and facilities en suite.
Sail aboard the Ocean Diamond, a modern, stable super-yacht and experience Quark's Antarctica. Carrying a maximum of 189 passengers, this outstanding vessel features numerous adventure options plus onboard amenities such as a massage and wellness program and a well-stocked polar library. The Ocean Diamond is staffed with experienced captains, officers, expedition leaders, and guides.
Where we go in Antarctica