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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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RATS!

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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Hoosh - A Book About Antarctic "Cuisine"

Posted November 8, 2013 @ 5:37pm | by TravelWild Expeditions

Hoosh - A Book About Antarctic "Cuisine"Hoosh: Roast Penguin, Scurvy Day, and Other Stories of Antarctic Cuisine by Jason C. Anthony Book Review by Jodie O’Kelly A book about food in Antarctica? Cuisine, even? Jason Anthony’s work...

 

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Blazing Ice: Pioneering the Twenty-first Century's Road to the South Pole by John H. Wright

Posted September 3, 2013 @ 11:19am | by TravelWild Expeditions

Book Review by Jodie O'Kelly John Wright was known at McMurdo as the “master-blaster.” He created explosions all little (and big) boys would envy for road-building, sites for buildings and—with this saga—filling...

 

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