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Farewell Dennis, Hello Julia

Posted April 28, 2015 @ 9:36am | by TravelWild Expeditions

For most of the past 28 years Dennis Mense has worked as a trip leader, expedition leader and naturalist on more than 150 cruises to the Antarctic and the Arctic. From 1998 to 2005, Dennis led more than two dozen TravelWild Expeditions nature tours, including numerous tours to Churchill, Manitoba...


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2014 Spitsbergen Cruise Logbook

Posted September 3, 2014 @ 10:55am | by TravelWild Expeditions

2014 Spitsbergen Cruise LogbookOur 2014 Polar Bears & Wildlife of Spitsbergen cruise was a great success and we’ve created a logbook chronicling the trip.The logbook was written by our trip leaders—Gary Alt, Wayne Lynch, Dennis Mense and Wayne Petersen—and all of the beautiful photos in the logbook...


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NEW Antarctica Cruise Video!

Posted August 26, 2014 @ 3:54pm | by TravelWild Expeditions

In our work, we are frequently asked a simple question: what’s it like to travel to Antarctica?Over our 30-plus years in the business, we never tire of answering this, but we always feel that words—and even photos—can’t quite capture the feeling of what it’s...


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FREE South Georgia eBook!

Posted July 11, 2014 @ 10:07am | by TravelWild Expeditions

Our sister company Joseph Van Os Photo Safaris specializes in photography tours to destinations throughout the world. In 2013, Photo Safaris offered a cruise to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands exclusively for photographers. While the group was in South Georgia, they learned...


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Posted April 28, 2014 @ 10:15am | by TravelWild Expeditions

Wildlife on the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia evolved in the absence of land mammals. Today, South Georgia is one of the most vital breeding oases for some of the world’s greatest wildlife populations. Beginning in the late 1700s, however, the Norway brown rat (Rattus norvegicus)...


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Anticipating Antarctica by Jodie O'Kelly

Posted December 11, 2013 @ 12:28pm | by TravelWild Expeditions

On Sunday I leave for my first visit to Antarctica since working there 14 years ago. During the 1990s, I was a part of the support personnel team for the US Antarctic Program (USAP) on contracts that added up to 3-1/2 years "on Ice." This time, however, I will see Antarctica from a...


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