Antarctica Day 8

One of the optional extras you can book is camping on the shore which I'm sure is a pretty fucking amazing experience if freezing to death is high on your bucket list, but conditions have to be right. They'd tried early on in the trip and last night they'd tried again but it had started [...]

Antarctica Day 4

What a fucking day then! They'd told us yesterday if conditions were good, which was 50/50, that we could land on one of the South Shetland Islands. We tried to keep our hopes in check but it's difficult, especially when we got our first glimpse of land, plus a bonus iceberg for good measure. It [...]