Jonathan Shackleton (cousin of Sir Ernest Shackleton) and Falcon Scott (grandson of Robert Falcon Scott) are currently on Quark’s 11-day Antarctic Explorer voyage, February 9, 2013, Ocean Diamond Voyage to Antarctica. Their first landing in Antarctica took place on Feb. 12th , 2013 and Scott and Shackleton were on the continent together for the first time. A film crew from NBC’s Today Show caught them shaking hands and Scott said [...]
This is a pair of Gentoo penguins. Their white cap, black & orange beak, long tail and pinkish toned feet stand out against the rocky shores of the Antarctic Peninsula. Despite their awkward waddle on land, they are very quick in the water. If you are lucky, you may catch a glimpse of some swimming behind you during your Zodiac Cruise. Photo taken in Dec. 2012, by a Quark Passenger.