Expedition Updates

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South Pole Last Degree: Getting Ready For Takeoff

The team spent what will hopefully be their last day in Punta Arenas making their final preparations. The logistics crew gathered luggage this morning and transported it to the airport where it was loaded onto the Iluyshin-76 which will take the team to Antarctica. The latest update is that our team will be picked up at 5AM from their hotel and proceed to the airport for an on-schedule flight... READ MORE

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The Expedition Begins

This New Year's day has been one of excitement and apprehension for our team in Punta Arenas. The team spent New Year's eve finishing gear checks and sorting all of their group kit before celebrating the ringing in of the New Year with fireworks on the waterfront. Today, the guys had their pre-flight briefing with the other travelers who will be joining them on their flight to the white continent. Tomorrow the team's gear will be picked up and taken to the plane for loading and they will have their first update on the flight schedule which is looking good at this time... READ MORE

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Success!!!

A huge CONGRATULATIONS is in order for our team who reached their final waypoint at approximately 11:30 AM Greenland time and successfully finished their crossing of the Greenland icecap, woohoo!!!!

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South Pole & Emperor Penguins

This blog features the daily activities of our South Pole & Emperor Penguin Expedition December 6-16, 2016.

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