Tags archives: antarctic-explorer-voyage

Pleneau Island: Iceberg Alley

Pleneau Island is located west of Booth Island at the southern end of the Lemaire Channel and features an array of iceberg scenery.  In fact, an astonishing ninety-three percent of[...]

Frost Flowers

"The earth laughs in flowers." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson So how do these pretty bouquets bloom ?  Frost Flowers are formed on new and thin ice sublimates.  Ice that changes directly[...]

Follow the leader!

Can you keep up? Hurry! These chinstrap penguins are strutting in fine form and will not wait for you to take their picture! Thanks to passenger "Dan O" for snapping this timely[...]

Romantic Antarctica

Did you know that we've had lots of proposals, and even a few weddings on our polar voyages? Antarctica, the North Pole, or the Arctic are all perfect settings for that special mom[...]

Moody Deception Island

This shot of Whaler's Bay, Deception Island in Antarctica in stark black and white really evokes a sense of Antarctic history.  Photo from the Quark Expeditions passenger slides[...]

Iceberg Archway

Icebergs come in all shapes and sizes.  It is hard describe the feeling you get when you see an iceberg up close for the first time and see the beautiful blue colors reflecting bac[...]