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Antarctica and the Falkland Islands recommended reading

Here is a selection of books we like relating to Antarctica and the Falkland Islands: The story of Shackleton's second expedition to the South Pole in 1914, as told by the man himself. The plan was to become the first to traverse the trans-atlantic crossing, but it soon became survival. Some other b... Read more»

Posted in: Novels, Guide books, Travel books
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Rare Antarctic images of Scott's final expedition to be exhibited at sea

Antarctic cruise operator One Ocean will have a series of rare prints from Scott’s final expedition in their libraries for the next three Antarctic seasons (until March 2018). All images are subject to copyright. © Scott Polar Research Institute University of Cambridge. This will be the first time... Read more»

Posted in: History, News
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Antarctica in a day

For a true experience of the White Continent we would always recommend a cruise. But for those without the time (or possibly the inclination) then there is a a day trip to the white continent with DAP airlines from Punta Arenas. The flight goes to King George Island, which takes around 2½ hours. To... Read more»

Posted in: Press releases
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Sue and Lizzy on the Ocean Nova

When we heard that Ocean Nova was stopping in Barcelona we jumped at the chance to visit (and of course Barcelona is nice in spring too!). Usually to be found in colder waters, Antacrtica XXI operates Ocean Nova for their air cruises to the Antarctic Peninsula. We hopped aboard in the afternoon in... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports
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Sue in the Arctic

In August 2012 I was very lucky to be invitied by One Ocean Expeditions on a 14 night cruise through the Northwest Passage. Our adventure began with a charter flight from Ottowa to Kangerlussuaq, just north of the Arctic Circle in Greenland. Met by our wonderful crew we boarded Akademik Ioffe, our h... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports
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Viva South America - Oliver Balch

This is a very readable journey through South America, with each chapter looking at a different country in relation to a specific theme. For example, Chile is examined through the eyes of women and Bolivia from the perspective of the poor. The author's commentary on Colombia is particularly hard-hit... Read more»

Posted in: Travel books
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Last Frontiers Newsletter #13 June 2009

Welcome to an early summer update from Last Frontiers (into which we have interspersed a few comments from recent clients). In this issue: Lizzy in Panama and Costa Rica Rebecca in Uruguay Sue sees a jaguar in Guyana Special offers A date for your diary News from the office Lizzy was in Pa... Read more»

Posted in: Newsletters
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Last Frontiers Newsletter #1 April 2003

Welcome to the first newsletter from Last Frontiers, the Latin America specialists! In this edition: News from Last Frontiers Antarctica Belize (BBC Holiday 20 April) Fishing in Argentina Chile (riding) Galapagos Venezuela News from Last Frontiers The last year has been a busy one for... Read more»

Posted in: Newsletters

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