Tag Archives: South Georgia

South Georgia Island – The Basics

Of all of the places I’ve ever traveled to, South Georgia is easily one of my favorites. Like Antarctica (and a handful of places I’ve been to in Africa), superlatives don’t sufficiently describe it. It is unspoiled. It is Jurassic—Pleistocene, actually—it’s as if father time chose not to tick upon South Georgia. South Georgia is […]

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The End of the World – Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia – fin del Mundo, the southernmost city in the world – is located at the south end of Argentina, neighboring Chile and straddling the region of Tierra del Fuego at the foot of South America. It is the jumping off point for voyages to the Antarctic Peninsula, Patagonia, to the Falkland Islands and to South Georgia. I was […]

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Live from the Colony -- #PNN Penguin News Network

“Update From the Colonies” (Penguin News Network)

While crossing the Southern Ocean from Antarctica to South Georgia Island, I got to talking with some new friends over a dram or two of Shackleton Whisky and we realized that there is a major gap in news reporting when it comes to the life of the penguin. There is a lot going on in the colonies! That’s when Penguin News Network was born… […]

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