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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, in the explorer's own words. The plan was to become the first to traverse the continent, via the south pole, but it soon became a matter of sur... Read more»

Posted in: Guide books, Travel books, Novels
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Seven Worlds, One Planet - where was it filmed?

'Seven Worlds, One Planet' hosted by Sir David Attenborough first aired Sunday 27 October 2019 at 6.15pm on BBC1. Each episode of the seven-part series focusses on a different continent and launched with Antarctica. The series was four years in the making and set out to showcase the true character... Read more»

Posted in: News, Press articles
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Expedition Cruises

When it comes to cruising, people often have a 'love it or hate it' reaction. For those who haven’t ever been on a cruise, for fear of being stuck ‘doing nothing,’ let us introduce you to Last Frontiers cruises where, if anything, your days will be so packed with adventure you’ll need another holida... Read more»

Posted in: LF blog
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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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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»

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