Posts Tagged ‘National Geographic Explorer’

Antarctic Chronicles- Clothing

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  Clothing Preparation: boots waterproof pants waterproof gloves liner gloves and mittens or outer gloves long underwear deck shoes for ship fleece or wool sweater wool boot socks and liners pants and shirts for wear on ship (very casual) workout gear if you are so inclined Balaclava or cover for neck and ears and head […]


Antarctic Cruise Chronicles Part 2

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In continuing my preparation notes for Antarctica Cruise, these are some tips for getting into the right frame of mind to visit the Place of Penguins and Ice.   Mental Preparation: Read, look at maps, watch Happy Feet and March of the Penguins on DVD. Watch Chasing Ice on DVD and go to Extreme Ice […]


Bill’s Antarctic Chronicles: Preparation – Administrative

My friend Katrine on a sea ice walk!

  My trip to the Antarctic Peninsula was one of my “Rocker List” items.. Not my bucket list because I don’t plan on kicking the bucket any time soon.. A “Rocker List” is a list of things to do and places to go before all travel is confined to sway of a rocker and adventures […]