Tag Archives: South Pole

Weddell Sea – In search of the Emperor Penguins

Date: 14.11.2022 Position: 54° 48’.6 S – 068° 17’.9 W Wind: SW 3 Weather: Overcast Air Temperature: +15 The day had finally come: it was time to board the good ship Ortelius for our expedition to the Weddell Sea in Antarctica to search for Emperor Penguins! Some of us had booked the trip years ago…

Antarctica, Falkland Islands & South Georgia 2017 – ENGLISH

Day 1 – Wednesday, 15 February 2017, cloudy weather, 9° Celsius Ushuaia marks the end of the road in Argentina´s Tierra del Fuego. During the summer this rapidly growing town bustles with adventurous travelers. Ushuaia also boats a sizeable crab fishing and small electronics industry. Ushuaia means “ Bay that penetrates to the west“ in…

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