Fun facts about an Antarctic voyage

 

Two Antarctic ambassadors on ice!

Photo by passenger “BryantDuncan” from the Quark passenger slideshow on the November 30th 2012 Antarctic Explorer voyage aboard the M/V Ocean Diamond.

Fun Facts from this voyage:

  • Distance travelled-3,344.9 km
  • Or-1,794.5 nm (nautical miles)
  • Eggs consumed- 450 dozen or 5,400
  • Guests-181
  • Crew-91
  • Expedition Staff-21+ 2 Penguin Dudes
  • From Nationalities-37
  • Travel days-10
  • Sea days-4
  • Lectures, talks and other entertainments-35
  • Yoga sessions-10
  • Glasses of Wine Consumed-1,300
  • And one terrific time overall!

Sunset in Antarctica

This photos was taken from my cabin window during my recent Antarctic Explorer voyage in Dec. 2012 at about 11:00pm.  The night sky lights up with beautiful hues of pink, yellow  &[...]

Scenic Waters

If only we could walk on water!  This stunning photo was captured in July 2011 on one of our amazing Spitsbergen Expeditions. Photo credit: Passenger Al Gellin Got an ice pho[...]

Welcome to the North Pole!

A polar bear appears to wave lazily at passing Quark Expeditions passengers: "Welcome to the North Pole!" Photo from the passenger slideshow, "Voyage to the North Pole" 24 June [...]