Cruising in Antarctica – from Ireland
Antarctica is different from anything else you will ever experience. A continent enclosed by a cold water current circling a landmass so large that the total area of France, Germany and Spain would fit in – ten times. It is so cold that only two species of vascular plants have found it habitable here. It is covered with a sheet of ice averaging a thickness of more than 2000 meters. There are no permanent human inhabitants but millions of penguins. It is a feeding area for thousands of whales in the Austral summer. Above all, it is a continent dedicated to science and peace. Words simply does not describe the feeling of being on the Great White Continent.
Four of Hurtigruten’s Explorer ships take you as close as possible to Antarctic wildlife and untouched wilderness. Each of the vessels offer a fascinating and varied schedule of landings, all designed to create unforgettable memories. MS Fram carries only 200 guests, while MS Midnatsol, MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen…
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