Ortelius in pack ice, Spitsbergen

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Life in a Penguin Colony: Working in the Western Antarctic Peninsula (part 1)

Establishing a mate is the top priority for breeding penguins. Male penguins arrive to shore before females, and are thus left with the tedious...

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Ortelius, why are we going in circles?

It seemed as if the ship was not completely certain in which direction to travel, her nose testing the wind. To a certain extent that was the...

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Overall rating based on 7 votes

Dale Jacobsen
Blue Ice
by Dale Jacobsen on Antarctica

I had waited a lifetime to do this trip. I hoped it would live up to my expectations. Well, it was so far above and beyond anything I had hoped for, two years later, I am still under its influence. Most likely...

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Matt Schwachofer
My first Humpback! :)
by Matt Schwachofer on The Arctic

Had an amazing journey on the Rembrandt van Rijn Whale Safari. On day 2 we spotted a Humpback. My first one ever. It was a pity we didn't see any Bowheads. Hopefully next time. :)

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Sheyne Walsh

Just back today from 12 days on Ortelius from Spitsbergen to Greenland and finishing in Iceland. I travelled with my...

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Reem Asad
Wonderfull team
by Reem Asad on The Arctic

I have just returned from the Greenland trip, the team was wonderfull! their passion and enthusiasim for the region...

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Pia Can't Stay Still
Beautiful
by Pia Can't Stay Still on Antarctica

Everything from food to ship facilities and expedition staff were above my expectations. my trip was to Antarctica on...

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Aadil Desai

Had the most memorable voyage of my life when we went to Antarctica on board the MV Ortelius, thanks so much to all...

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