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Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« on: December 05, 2016, 10:57:48 PM »
Took a 3 day cruise there, this past week, via the Drake Passage from Ushuaia, Argentina (The Southern most city in the world).

Went to King George Island, then flew back to Punta Arenas, Chile.

The cruise was not very pleasant, due to notoriously rough waters.

The Final Continent, My 7th, was amazing and felt like a different planet.

LATAM: LAX-SCL-EZE-USH ARNK PUQ-SCL-LAX $850R/T

Pretty busy and heading to Havana tomorrow, but will post pics when I get a chance.

Also I the ship offers a 'plunge' in the Arctic water, which I did. Very exhilarating!!
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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2016, 11:02:13 PM »
Looking forward to the pics.

Not the first
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=27998.0

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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2016, 11:03:28 PM »

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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2016, 11:09:02 PM »
Looking forward to the pics.

Not the first
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=27998.0

Thanks for the link. I couldn't find anything when searching.

I found it hard to believe that I was the first.

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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2016, 11:12:29 PM »
Not the first
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=27998.0
I remember reading this and was trying to find it.
 
I found it hard to believe that I was the first.
Nah, you are still the first active member to go.
Looking forward to the Trip Report.

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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2016, 11:13:11 PM »
Pics pics pics PICS!
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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2016, 11:16:22 PM »
So how many SPG points did you spend ;)
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2016, 11:18:18 PM »
LATAM: LAX-SCL-EZE-USH ARNK PUN-SLC-LAX $850R/T

FTFY. Cool stuff, can't wait to see the pics!

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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2016, 11:22:33 PM »
FTFY. Cool stuff, can't wait to see the pics!

Good lookin'. I'm still delirious from the Cruise/Flights.  :-\

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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2016, 12:44:40 AM »
Wow! Can't wait for pics!

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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2016, 01:11:00 AM »
Thanks for the link. I couldn't find anything when searching.

I found it hard to believe that I was the first.
You're the first "DDFer" to go.
I'm not who you think I am.

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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #11 on: December 06, 2016, 01:12:46 AM »
You're the first "DDFer" to go.
+1. While the other guys pix were amazing, he had his own travel blog, and just did a favor by reposting his TR on ddf

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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #12 on: December 06, 2016, 01:38:58 AM »
And then there were 2! Nice excited to hear about the details!!

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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2016, 12:59:31 PM »
So how many SPG points did you spend ;)

Hey Dan, Sorry I missed this last night. No points, but I did see (your) Nat Geo boat at the port near the ship I sailed.  :P

The ships where all on the port near this sign.




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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #14 on: January 03, 2017, 10:13:48 PM »
The southern-most 'town' in the world.



Ships Navigation


Entering the White Continent


Seal chillin'



Penguins




Church by the Russian base





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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #15 on: January 03, 2017, 10:31:32 PM »
How long were the days/nights for when u went?

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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #16 on: January 04, 2017, 09:04:45 PM »
How long were the days/nights for when u went?

It never really got dark at all. Just a bit darker between midnight and 4am.

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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #17 on: January 08, 2017, 01:01:26 AM »
Nice pictures.

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Re: Am I the first DDf'er to go to Antarctica? TR
« Reply #18 on: January 08, 2017, 02:04:50 AM »
Interesting trip, maybe one day..