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Polar Plunge in the Antarctic – The ultimate Polar experience

Written by Waterproof Contributor

The Polar Plunge in Antarctica is almost a rite of passage. Guests can sign up to, one by one, plunge safely into the frigid Southern Ocean. Waterproof explorer Carol Warman shared her freezing experience.  A beautiful, golden sunny morning and we were returning onboard... more

Expedition diary – To the Antarctic with WATERPROOF

Written by Stephen Warman

It’s early morning. I’m sitting on the dock watching the sun rise over the southernmost crags of the Andes. A great day lies ahead. There are just a few clouds and a sun trail flares across the waters of the bay. Blue-eyed shags dive for fish; dolphin gulls loiter for scraps... more

Our trip to the North Pole – The experience of a lifetime

Written by Gary Peart & Patricia O'Donnell

Imagine this: A ship so impressive, it can call itself the most powerful nuclear icebreaker in the world. Gary and Patricia travelled aboard the 50 Years of Victory to explore the High Arctic and shared their unforgettable travel experience with us.   The trip was, in... more

Expedition diary – Winter Whales of Norway

Written by Stephen Warman

“Got any travel plans?” asked Tony, when I saw him the pub, “You know, get away from the cold British winter?” “Yes”, I replied. “We’re going snorkeling”. “Caribbean? Red Sea? Maldives?” “No, we thought we’d try Norway”. Tony inhaled some... more

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