The humpback whale was so close to our ship when it surfaced, I could hear the air being expelled when it blew. Read more on www.stuff.co.nz
This isn’t the Russia you’ve heard about on cable news. You can't fake the beauty of this place a few hundred miles fr om the North Pole. I watched as the rays of the midnight sun caught a giant white bear curled up on an ice floe. A tiny fur ball playfully licked its mom’s snout. The mother bear, waking up grumpy, splashed into the frigid water as the 297-foot ship on which I was a passenger zigzagged through the Barents Sea. Read more on www.latimes.com
This place is ephemeral. Matter morphs from liquid to solid; melts, condenses, evaporates. The sea, usually liquid in motion hovers between states. It glitters in pale sun, turns crystalline, shatters like glass. Icebergs glow turquoise, bringing blues from sky to earth. The ocean cracks and fractures like white toffee. Read more on www.stuff.co.nz
AdventureSmith Explorations Adventure Specialist Arielle Figueroa reviews her Land of Penguins & Icebergs expedition aboard the 114-guest Sea Spirit. Learn her highlights from this all-suite ship and traveling in February. Read more on www.adventuresmithexplorations.com
Poseidon Expeditions is a company known for its polar outings. The company typically ventures to the Antarctic, Arctic regions such as Greenland, Iceland and Spitsbergen, Norway, and even the North Pole. So, what are they doing in the British Isles? Sampling out-of-the-way islands and mainland destinations that are rich in history and nature. Read more on www.chicagotribune.com
Eleven women representing both the Middle East and European countries began a historic trek earlier this week to the North Pole.
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Explore the new-and final-frontier of Arctic expedition cruising with Poseidon Expeditions.
Polar expedition provider Poseidon Expeditions is offering significant early booking savings on three 2018 voyages aboard the only passenger-carrying vessel in the world that can attain 90 degrees north, the point of the geographic North Pole. Read more on www.thetravelpro.us
First, you must have a sense of adventure and a willingness to be flexible about travel plans in an area of the world where nature always surprises and always prevails. In fact, it is the vagaries of nature and the resulting difficulty of certain landings that determine what the day's itinerary will be.
Few travelers have visited the world’s seventh continent, but now anyone canexperience the most inhospitable place on Earth on a specialist tour. RichardPowell wraps up for an expedition.
WLife & Style / TravelBeat summer heat with Arctic adventureBy Phil MartyChicago TribuneMAY 19, 2016, 12:03 PMeather in July and August can be hot and sticky in much of the U.S., so it's a good time for a coolweathergetaway — somewhere like, say, the Arctic. Poseidon Expeditions is offering expeditioncruises to Franz Josef Land, an area of the Russian High Arctic that's seldom visited and, due to ice, isaccessible for only a few weeks each year.
Hunters, tourists and residents arecontributing to Arctic research as citizenscientists. Although their numbersremain small for now – they will grow –and their efforts expand the reach ofwhat researchers might access in theArctic in both time and range.
Blount Small Ship Adventures' Presidents Day deals give savings up to 40% while Poseidon Expeditions' St. Valentine's promotion is shaving 15% off the cost of Arctic or Antarctic cruises booked during February.
Ever against the glittering backdrop of the North Pole's ice and snow, the pure white brilliance of the polar bear's thick winter coat stands out, the soft midnight sun highlighting its rich lustre even further.
If you enjoy being at sea but loathe the idea of sharing a ship with hundreds, or thousands, of other holidaymakers, there are alternatives. The time-rich could opt for a container ship – a great way of seeing the world without the organized.
This is a unique expedition cruise to the North Pole aboard the most powerful icebreaker in the world. The cruise takes travelers on a route through the Arctic Ocean covered by multiyear pack ice and brings them to the Top of the World.
Egipt? Prea “main stream”! Marea Britanie? Prea “la moda”! Europa a devenit, mai ales in ultimii ani, “batatorita” (si) de romani si multi incearca sa isi petreaca concediile in locuri mai exotice, indepartate. Nu multi insa indraznesc (sau isi permit) sa calatoreasca intr-o regiune extrema precum Polul Nord.
Com 14 anos de tradiçao e expertise em percorrer os extremos da Terra, a Poseidon Expeditions convida a descobrir as regioes da Antartica e do Artico com toda infraestrutura em seus navios icebreakers, pequenos, seguros e confortaveis, preparados para o impacto com estra natureza tao grandiosa.