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
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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