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The white continent ... best place in the world!!!

My best life´s experience!!! I´ve been lucky to travel to Antarctica three times for Art&Science reasons and I assure that if you can go to this place you will never regret! In... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My best life´s experience!!! I´ve been lucky to travel to Antarctica three times for Art&Science reasons and I assure that if you can go to this place you will never regret! In King George Island yo will find several scientific stations, there are the bases of Chile, Uruguay, Argentina, China, Russia, also can visit the Orthodox church and watch closely... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Ran a marathon here in 44 knot winds up and down hills in zero degree (C) weather. It didn't kill me but I couldn't move from the cold after the 5 and a half hours it took to run up and down those hills.

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Buenos Aires
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Such a crazy place at the end of the earth and time. The people living there where very friendly, i definitely recoomend visiting!

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Montevideo Department, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

The Uruguayan Artigas Cientific Base is a very comfortable place in a hostile but really wonderful land.

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

We arrived here via the Seabourn Quest and made it to shore via small Zodiacs to get up close and personal with the Adelie penguins. This particular area is primarily a research station zone in Antarctica, so it is isn't the most pristine stop when visiting the area ... but fascinating all the same.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

Once in a liftime trip. We booked through Marathon tours. We were on the Vavilov, run by One Ocean Expeditions. TheVavilov had under a 10 passengers, cabins were comfortable, food good, great staff. Every day once we got to the Antarctic peninsula we were on Zodiacs twice a day on cuises or making lndfall to see wildlife. One Oceans had... More 

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

There were a lot of penguins there. I love penguins especially emperors. Lots of ice don't know how I went with tennis shoes. Expensive!!!!!!!!!!!!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

No wonder it can be called the world's largest white desert. The trip to King George Island and the guided tour of the facilities and history and UN resolution concerning Antarctica was informative. Antarctica is an amazing place and the fact that we could visit was trip worth taking because the weather can be so fickle.

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South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014

One of the typical stops on cruises to Antarctica, Half Moon Bay is on King George Island in the South Shetlands island chain. I recently travelled with Quark to this bay and was dropped off in a zodiac to view a large colony of chinstrap penguins. In January, you can see the penguins on their nests protecting their chicks from... More 

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