Category Archives: Antarctica

Our trip to Antarctica with Abercrombie and Kent.
December 2011 – January 2012

Snagged: The Viking Sailor

You know, I think I am beginning to develop strange feelings for Jarle Andhoy.  It’s either admiration for his daring feat to sail to Antarctica in a 50 ft sailboat, or disbelief that someone would try to sail to Antarctica is a … Continue reading

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The adventures of the viking sailor aka “the sex-god”

I know you are just dying to know about the latest adventures of Jarle Andhoy and his trip to Antarctica. (Read about his escape from the New Zealand immigration officials and the accidental stowaway) There is so much new information!  For … Continue reading

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Kidnapped repair man is fine – for now

Good news everyone.  The unnamed repair man who was forced on a mission to Antarctica has contacted the authorities to report that he is safe. MSN is reporting that: “A New Zealander on a yacht bound for Antarctica has made … Continue reading

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No plans to rescue unexpected passenger

So the poor repair man who is accidentally going on a trip to Antarctica is not going to be rescued by the government.  The “New Zealand Herald” is reporting… “The Government is stopping short of intervening to rescue a New Zealander who … Continue reading

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Repair man accidentally joins South Pole expedition

Remember the article I shared last week about the rogue adventurer who set sail for Antarctica on a little sailboat without permission?  (Read here)  Well, the story just got even better.  Apparently they set sail with a repair man still … Continue reading

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Rogue Norwegian gets away from NZ authorities for trip to Antarctica

This story made me laugh: A rogue Norwegian adventurer is believed to have made it into international waters in an unauthorised bid to sail to Antarctica [in the above sailboat, the Nilaya]. The alarm was raised earlier this week when … Continue reading

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What I Wish I Had Packed

The are several things that I wish I had packed for our trip.  Most glaring was the omission of a waterproof covering for our Nikon D700 camera.  Keith ended up using a makeshift canopy from a shower cap and a towel.  It … Continue reading

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