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Video from Antarctica

Since I am currently stuck in the Albanian Alps due to a still ongoing snow assault from last night, I want to use the free time to finally upload my video from Antarctica! Hopefully you will like the amazing white landscapes, cute little penguins and majestic whales. There is a link in this post with all my travel reports and pictures in case you missed them. Have fun! Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 7th March 2016 in Travel, Video

 

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Live #77, Crossing Drake Passage, Antarctica

#98_antarctica_drakepassage01/04/2015 “All good things must come to an end.” a wise man once said, and so did our trip to Antarctica. We only spent a couple of days in that remote and magnificent place, but it felt like a much longer time. We saw breathtaking, ice-covered landscapes and a lot of wild life and now it was time to head back “home” towards Ushuaia, crossing the Drake Passage one more time to reach the mainland of South America again. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 23rd October 2015 in RTW, Travel

 

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Live #76, Deception Island, Half Moon Bay, Antarctica

#97_antarctica_deceptionisland31/03/2015 We arrived at the South Shetland Islands on the last day in March and also the last of our Expedition to Antarctica. After navigating into Deception Island, a caldera of an active volcano, we visited Whalers Bay and explored the remains of an old whaling station before rounding the trip off at Half Moon Bay and it’s colony of Chinstrap penguins. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 15th October 2015 in RTW, Travel

 

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Live #75, Cuverville Island, Foyn Harbour, Antarctica

#96_antarctica_cuvervilleharbour30/03/2015 Day 6 on Antarctica started early again at 06:30 with a delicious breakfast. We would have our coldest day so far and be surrounded by at least 20 whales while attempting to strike another landing at Cuverville Island. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 27th September 2015 in RTW, Travel

 

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Live #74, Paradise Bay, Antarctica

#95_antarctica_paradiesenbay29/03/2015 Perfect weather conditions allowed us to enjoy the breathtaking landscapes at Dorian Bay and Neumayer Channel. So far, we had only visited islands and were now very close of setting foot on the actual continental landmass of Antarctica for the first time. Thick sea ice blocked our entry point at Neko Harbour though and forced the captain to find another spot for us to land on what would become the seventh continent for some of the passengers. Missing Australia, it was just the sixth for me personally 🙂 Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 20th September 2015 in RTW, Travel

 

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Live #73, Dorian Bay, Neumayer Channel, Antarctica

#94_antarctica_dorianbay29/03/2015 On our fifth day in Antarctica, we explored Dorian Bay, navigated through the Neumayer Channel and had our first continental landing at Paradise Bay. It was a lovely sunny day in March with a lot of photos taken, actually forcing me to split it in two live updates. The first one will bring more penguins and seals, great Antarctic Landscapes and the British station of Port Lockroy, which was unfortunately closing down two weeks before our arrival. A shame, because one of my friends from London was actually working there to sell postcards. 🙂 Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 13th September 2015 in RTW, Travel

 

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Live #72, Lemaire Channel, Antarctica

#93_antarctica_lemaire28/03/2015 We finally arrived in Antarctica after sailing through the oddly calm Drake Passage for two full days. Woken up early by our expedition leader Anna at 06:30, I quickly got dressed to head out on deck as we were navigating through the famous Lemaire Channel. The narrow wide channel is a famous stop for tours to the Antarctic Peninsula and despite the bitter cold in the morning, I could not help but staying outside to soak in the majestic sights around me while the sun desperately tried to break through the thick layer of clouds around us. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 6th September 2015 in RTW, Travel

 

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Live #71, Ushuaia and Drake Passage, Antarctica

#92_antarctica_drakepassage25/03/2015 After a bit more than two weeks in El Chaltén and El Calafate, it was now finally time to leave Ushuaia and begin my voyage to the coldest, driest and windiest continent of our planet: Antarctica. Not too many people have the opportunity to go there and I felt very privileged to be one of them. Together with around 80 other passengers, we would take two full days to cross the rough waters of the Drake Passage before we would be able to set foot on Antarctica, probably one of the most impressive places that we can visit. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 1st September 2015 in RTW, Travel

 

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Upcoming: Patagonia & Antarctica

Travelling from 11/03/2015 to 22/04/2015

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31/12/2014, 5:30AM Six hours of planning and a few rum & coke’s later here in San Pedro Sula, I can now present the next part of my trip. Fast forward in February and after a quick stop in Colombia, I will take a couple of flights to get down to Patagonia & Antarctica! It’s all booked now!! 🙂

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Posted by on 31st December 2014 in Travel, Upcoming

 

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Upcoming: Patagonia & Antarctica

Travelling from 11/03/2015 to 22/04/2015

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31/12/2014, 5:30AM Six hours of planning and a few rum & coke’s later here in San Pedro Sula, I can now present the next part of my trip. Fast forward in February and after a quick stop in Colombia, I will take a couple of flights to get down to Patagonia & Antarctica! It’s all booked now!! 🙂

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Posted by on 31st December 2014 in Travel, Upcoming

 

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