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Why crossing the Drake Passage adds to your Antarctic experience

The Drake Passage is one of the most infamous bodies of water on the planet; 500 miles of rolling sea that separates South America from the Antarctic Peninsula. Its reputation stems largely from its location. The Drake Passage lies on the confluence of three oceans: the Pacific, Atlantic, and Southern Oceans and, because of this, swells on […]

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Dorothy’s Antarctic Peninsula Cruise

Dorothy and her husband returned in February from an 11 day Cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula. Here she tells us about her experiences on the trip… Was the Plancius a good base for your expedition? Yes definitely. We originally booked on the Ortelius but were asked to switch to Plancius (as Ortelius had been completely booked by a large group.) While […]

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