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Save the Krill: Why These Tiny Creatures are Crucial to Antarctica’s Wildlife

Save the Krill: Why These Tiny Creatures are Crucial to Antarctica’s Wildlife

Nate Small March 27, 2014 2

Two days ago I said goodbye to my last Antarctica expedition group.  We had a blizzard-like morning inside the caldera of an active volcano followed by a wonderfully calm afternoon where the penguins were

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Inside Antarctica: A Rare Glimpse of a Whale Breaching

Inside Antarctica: A Rare Glimpse of a Whale Breaching

Nate Small March 13, 2014 0

It usually starts with a small plume of water out in the open ocean, typically quite an underwhelming sight. You can only see something more significant with a good pair of binoculars, and that’s

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Inside Antarctica: Ship Life on an Antarctica Cruise – Then and Now

Inside Antarctica: Ship Life on an Antarctica Cruise – Then and Now

Nate Small March 5, 2014 0

As I sit and write this, our Antarctica cruise ship is slowly rolling past Cape Horn.  Sailors around the world revere this cape. Thankfully today, the ocean spares me. The wind speed is a

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Inside Antarctica: Penguins, The Stars of the Show

Inside Antarctica: Penguins, The Stars of the Show

Nate Small February 13, 2014 0

A question I like to ask people when we are heading southward to the last great wilderness is “why are you here”?  Of all the answers, the most common reasons people choose an Antarctica

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Inside Antarctica: Rare Video of a Leopard Seal

Inside Antarctica: Rare Video of a Leopard Seal

Nate Small January 30, 2014 0

One of my favorite things about Antarctica cruises is always the zodiac excursions.  I’ve done hundreds of these zodiac trips now, and the wildlife encounters never fail to surprise and amaze me.  Today’s excursion

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Inside Antarctica: A Trip Like No Other – The Falklands and South Georgia Island

Inside Antarctica: A Trip Like No Other – The Falklands and South Georgia Island

Nate Small January 16, 2014 1

This week I’m taking you on a special detour to the Falkland Islands and South Georgia Island.  As a voyage to these magnificent islands begins, the vibe on board is one of uncontainable excitement,

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