Taking it all in

During my recent voyage with Quark there were moments where I was left speechless.  There were many opportunities  to explore the rugged landscape and get up close with the wildlife in their natural setting.  The surroundings were so spectacular that I would have to remind myself to pause and take it all in.   Antarctica is unlike any other place in the world that I have traveled to.   Quark Passenger, [...]

Shackleton & Scott voyage to Antarctica with Quark

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 [...]