End of an epic adventure

It’s always hard ending an adventure, and Antarctica has surely been an epic one. We’ve lived in a glorious bubble for the past ten days. A bubble without internet or phones, deadlines or assignments, crowds of people or even civilization. I think I can safely say...

End of the World again

Today we woke for the last time aboard the M/V Plancius to our favourite wake-up call of “Good morning, Good morning”. We were almost alongside in Ushuaia and were greeted by a gorgeous sunrise and the twinkling lights of the city. We took full advantage of our final...

Drake Passage

24th March, the Drake Passage. Weather-worn, exhausted and happy, we braced ourselves (and our stomachs) for our first day back in the Drake Passage. It’s safe to say we were all sad to leave one of the most beautiful and exhilarating locations we’d ever experienced,...

Grand Antarctic Finale

23rd March, South Shetland Islands. Today marked the final day of our adventure before heading back home via the Drake Passage. We began the day by sailing into the caldera of Deception Island, an active volcano. The entrance is a narrow gap surrounded by steep...

A visit to Paradise

March 22nd, Antarctic Peninsula. This fantastic day, (which is my favourite one so far!) has basically been a succession of incredibly exciting episodes! Our day started with our first visible Antarctic sunrise while we were sailing in the Gerlache Strait. The...