Shackleton’s Legacy: Antarctic Exploration a Century After Endurance

1914-2014: An historic anniversary for Antarctic exploration This year marks the 100th anniversary of an event celebrated by historians, explorers and Antarctic enthusiasts around the world. In 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew of 27 brave souls set out aboard The Endurance in hopes of becoming the first explorers to traverse the Antarctic continent. Their aptly named ship became frozen in ice before reaching shore, and although Shackleton and his crew never had the chance to fulfill their mission, the events that followed would come to …

Discount Hotels Brighton: Have a safe and Comfortable Stay!

There are many tips to securing a great deal on your hotel stay for your upcoming trip. With modern technology, you can plan well ahead in order to enjoy a stress-free and trouble free vacations. Through the wings of internet, you can search about the type of accommodation and hotels that …

Getting lost in order to find yourself

What AM I doing here? This journey began two years ago when I found myself wandering around the jungles in Guatemala. During this time as I camped in the insect ridden, dense forests and I would ask myself, “What AM I doing here?” Remembering times past, the clock slowing ticks forward in a new direction, taking me on it’s second hand ride. I reflect on the former times, when I…

The Orange River

Rafting the Orange River Vioolsdrif, South Africa This is the Orange River located on the border between South Africa and Namibia. It winds through Richtersveld National Park, a mountainous dry desert landscape that’s also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. South Africa’s first diamond was discovered by a young boy on the river bank, eventually helping to bring on the famous diamond rush in Kimberly. We spent a day rafting the river with Umkulu Safaris capturing photos of its interesting landscapes. Order a Limited Edition print of this photo …

North Pole Marathon

-The North Pole Marathon 2014 on BBCGroup foto of the 48 North Pole Marathon 2014 participants. Get ready … freeze ! Start of the race at -30 °C Impressions from the ice. 3 guards against ice bears. A female bear with 2 cubs had been spotted in the vicinity. Race winner Mike Wardian (USA) finishes in 4h07min (as compared to his record 2h17min in “normal” conditions) Race winning lady, and second overall, Anne-Marie Flammersfeld (Germany) finishes in 4…

Holiday Give-away (Canada`s Wildlife)

With Christmas and the new year around the corner we are in the mood to give some fun stuff away. My friends at the Nature Conservancy of Canada -www.giftsofnature.ca are looking to give 1 lucky person a prize package. All you need to do is spread the word of this charity which helps Canada`s most beloved animals…

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