Tag Ross Sea

A walk on Ice in Bartlett Inlet

Sunday, January 29th Our last landing in Antarctica was truly magical. The Bridge and EYOS worked together to find a place where we could safely land to go for a walk on the ice shelf. Not that straightforward given that…

Terra Nova Hike

Wednesday, January 25th Few areas are as distinct as Terra Nova Bay and the Victoria Land coast. This powerful landscape is home to dramatic mountain ranges, towering volcanoes, massive glaciers and ice tongues. This location is one of the most…

Ice floes and Coulman Island

Monday, January 23rd On our way to Coulman Island Captain Dag and our ice navigator Capt Uli steered the ship through some rather densely packed ice floes; always a favorite to watch from deck 7 forward. Upon arrival at Coulman Island The…

Cape Adare, Robertson Bay

Sunday, January 22nd, 2018 As mentioned the sun didn’t set and we started the day very early (00:00 – 00:45) on deck 12, toasting the never-ending daylight for the next days of our journey. Arriving at Cape Adare meant that…

Crossing the Southern Ocean

Shortly before 18:00 on January 15, The World sailed out of Hobart. First up was a brief pitstop at Port Arthur. A few days before, when the ship sailed down to Hobart, one of her 2 anchors literally got stuck…

The Expedition Team

The Expedition Team maintain a blog with all the goings on during the Expedition, and, there’s a link where you can track position of The World: Expedition Tracker. An introduction to the Expedition Team: Rob McCallum – Expedition Leader. Rob…

24 hours in Hobart

Thursday to Saturday, January 12 – 14, 2017 It was a long haul, commencing on Thursday January 12th, down to Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, with stops in LAX and SYD. Every so often a stopover can present a unique opportunity: our…