- I was here: about two and a half hours on December 29, 2007.
- My score: 4/5.
Port Lockroy is actually a natural harbor on Goudier islet, which is linked to a larger one called Wiencke Island by a permanent ice layer,
Leaving Cuverville Island behind we continue towards Neko Harbour, the first stop of the trip on the continent as such, Continue reading “NEKO HARBOUR AND ERRERA CHANNEL, ANTARCTICA”
We leave the South Shetland Islands behind to continue in the southwest direction and approach the Antarctic Peninsula, Continue reading “CUVERVILLE ISLAND, ANTARCTICA”
South Shetland Islands archipelago is the northernmost region of Antarctica, about 120 km north of the continental shelf. There are 11 main islands and at least 20 smaller ones.
Continue reading “HALF MOON ISLAND, ANTARCTICA”
In 2008 I met the first person who had been in Iceland. Scandinavian countries were well known, with their capitals populated by low buildings painted in bright colors and their churches with towers ending in sharp peaks, Lapland plains full of snow and reindeer where Santa Claus lives and the imposing panoramas of Norwegian fjords, traveled by countless cruises in the summer months. But the country whose name means “the land of ice” was a complete stranger. Continue reading “Iceland”