Polar Cruises Blog - penguins

King Penguins - A Colorful Sort

King Penguins - A Colorful Sort

The King penguins of South Georgia are a colorful group both in striking feathers and the many interesting behaviors.

Ross Sea photo impressions by client Valerie from Saskatoon, Canada

Ross Sea photo impressions by client Valerie from Saskatoon, Canada

"One hundred years ago this December, the world waited breathlessly to hear who would reach the South Pole first – the dashing Captain Robert Scott, or the determined Norwegian, Roald Amundsen." Se

Awe-Inspiring Beauty of Antarctica

Awe-Inspiring Beauty of Antarctica

We missed our zodiac landing this afternoon due to high wind conditions at both our primary and secondary landing sites. What a treat it turned out to be.

Antarctic Cruise - The White Continent?

Antarctic Cruise - The White Continent?

Antarctica is known as the white continent and the wildlife is mostly black and white as an adaption for predator avoidance.

There's still time to plan your Antarctic Cruise Adventure This Year!

There's still time to plan your Antarctic Cruise Adventure This Year!

The Ban on heavy fuel oil in Antarctica is good for the environment and hasn’t really impacted small ship expedition cruising in the region.

Consider a Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica Adventure

Consider a Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica Adventure

If you have time and wildlife and Antarctic history are your focus for an Antarctic Adventure then a Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica voyage may be your trip of a lifetime!

Happy Feet – Antarctic Emperor Penguin update

Happy Feet – Antarctic Emperor Penguin update

Happy Feet is now well enough to take his first swim at the Wellington Zoo in New Zealand today. The zoo attendant had to give him a bit of a push.

Antarctica - Penguins and Krill in Danger

Antarctica - Penguins and Krill in Danger

Ecosystem – a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. Food web – a complex of interrelated food chains in an ecological community

Sharon's Travel Log #2 - Hard to top the epic Wildlife of yesterday

Sharon's Travel Log #2 - Hard to top the epic Wildlife of yesterday

This guest post is from Sharon - our Client Services guru - who is traveling on the Polar Star on a Antarctica Circle trip from Feb 4 - 15, 2010.)

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