A trip to Antarctica via Argentina, returning via Iguazu Falls.
Planning and Why?
- Antarctic Mission–A travel itinerary of movie soundtracks and a podcast hero?
- Auckland Antarctic Science Meetup | I joined this to learn a bit more before travelling. Some brilliant talks, movies, and presentations
- Adventure Books Oamaru and Shackleton Connection | Antarctic books galore
Antarctic Cruise with Doctor Karl:
- Charter based on World Expeditions (Oceanwide) Basecamp tour
- Day 1 | Ushuaia & Departure
- Day 2-3 | Drake Passage Crossing
- Day 4-9 | Antarctic Peninsula Basecamp
- Kayaking, a landing and endless evening (L1, 2)
- Neko, Danco, Pingu, BBQ? (L4, 5)
- Antarctic sounds and not sleeping on ice (L6)
- Finding Lockie (L7, 8)
- Frozen obstacles and Chilean welcomes (L10, 11, 13)
- Station Almirante Brown heights (L14, 15)
- Antarctic Airport, no Deception (L16)
- Telephon Bay, Antarctic farewells (L17)
- Day 10-11 | Drake Passage Return
- Day 12-13 | Ushuaia to BA
Buenos Aires (3 Days):
Iguazu Falls (3 Days):
- Memories of... | Written about a year after I boarded Ortelius...
- With Dr Karl on an Antarctic Cruise | My Auckland Antarctic Science Meetup presentation (New Zealand Antarctic Society hosted YouTube streamed during COVID lockdown)
- A wonderful Antarctic Sketchbook | Margaret Plumley's wonder Antarctica 2021 sketchbook from a similar trip
Photo Archive (Flickr)
Antarctic NZ History:
- Robert Scott (who went via NZ)
- Sir Edmund Hillary
- Air NZ Erebus Tragedy
- "Theme from Antarctica". From the original score of Koreyoshi Kurahara's film "Antarctica". Composed in 1983 by Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou (Vangelis).
- Roland Joffe’s film The Mission, about the experiences of a Jesuit missionary in 18th-century South America, featured Ennio Morricone’s original score and memorable scenes shot around the Iguazu Falls.
- TEDx 2015 Auckland | Steve Pointing is Professor of Applied Ecology at AUT and for over a decade has led an astrobiology research team collaborating with NASA. Studies extremophiles in Antarctica, NZ, Tibet.
- White Silence | Stuff & Radio NZ | Air NZ Erebus Disaster controversy
- Antarctica Unfrozen | Harry Segar | Interviews about, with, at Antarctica
- Ice Coffee: the history of human activity in Antarctica | Matthew Alan McArthur | A fortnightly podcast about the history of human activity in Antarctica