Ushuaia. The southernmost city in the world. Capital of Tierra del Fuego. Close to incredible hiking trails, ski resorts and the stunning Tierra del Fuego National Park. And the best-known gateway to Antarctica. There is so much character to this city that a short...
Skulls, bones and rotting flesh weren’t in the original itinerary when we were planning our journey south. But they were a surprisingly fascinating addition to our trip when we booked a Walk with Penguins tour in Ushuaia and made a quick stop at Museo Acatushún on the...
When penguins mate, they do so for life. That’s what makes them such attractive icons for love and romance. It is often said that a male penguin will present a female with a pebble as part of the courtship ritual – not unlike the presentation of an engagement...
About the Author
There's a great word I read in Sir Ranulph Fienne's book, Shackleton, which I feel epitomises me and what Travel Polar is all about. Polarhullar. It translates as an ache for the polar regions. I've felt Polarhullar for years now. Ever since I first travelled within the Arctic Circle at the age of twelve, I've longed to return to the cold. That's what Travel Polar is all about and, perhaps, when you've read some of my stories, you'll experience Polarhullar for yourself and create some memories of your own.
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