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Live trip report begins in the beginning of this thread and continues (amid a fair amount of banter) until post #321 here.

Regular trip report begins here.



Other people's trip reports:

@chff: https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=101296.0

@Dan:
Original Post for the trip: https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/trip-notes/join-lifetime-kosher-catered-trip-antarctica/
Intro to trip: https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/trip-notes/follow-me-to-antarctica/
Part 1: https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/trip-notes/trip-notes-antarctica-part-1-buenos-airesplanning-positioning-adventure-lifetime/
Part 2: https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/trip-notes/antarctica-trip-notes-part-2-flying-end-world-southernmost-chanukah-party-ushuaia/
Part 3: https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/trip-notes/shabbat-shalom-southernmost-shabbos-earth/



Related DDF Threads:

A Once-In-A-Lifetime Kosher Catered Trip To Antarctica!
A Once-In-A-Lifetime Kosher Catered Trip To Antarctica! FOMO support group

Antarctica Cruise Raffle
Antarctica Raffle #2, Fill Out This Form If You Would Like To Join A DDF Raffle!
New Antarctica Cruise Raffle! Win A Superior Cabin
Another Antarctica Raffle!

"First" in Antarctica?
Polar Zmanim On The Antarctic Cruise
Antarctica TR: the trip after Dan

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #180 on: December 13, 2018, 10:40:47 PM »
Antarctica!

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #181 on: December 13, 2018, 11:52:40 PM »
Nice!

On cruisemapper, it seems you are still far from land.

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #182 on: December 14, 2018, 12:04:00 AM »
Not to make a big deal about an issue nothing to do with the trip but
Huh? They were on the boat already this past M"S?
I actaully saw people doing Kiddush Levnah tonight in J-lem. Confused since I thought you're supposed to do it on M"S. Is their something with Teves that you do it before?
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #183 on: December 14, 2018, 12:13:48 AM »
What time is Sunset where you are. Alot of the pics like the kiddush levana video have a certain darkness to it, yet its nor really dark.
Does it get real dark? How long does it last for before it starts getting light?

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #184 on: December 14, 2018, 06:30:14 AM »
What time is Sunset where you are. Alot of the pics like the kiddush levana video have a certain darkness to it, yet its nor really dark.
Does it get real dark? How long does it last for before it starts getting light?
When they were in Ushuia Chatzos Halaila and Alot Hashachar were the same time...
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #185 on: December 14, 2018, 07:08:14 AM »
Seems the Falklands detour has them getting to Antarctica at least a day late.

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #186 on: December 14, 2018, 07:23:18 AM »
When they were in Ushuia Chatzos Halaila and Alot Hashachar were the same time...
According to the Alter Rebbe, that's the way it's done in many places.
Even places like London, they follow that system for about 2 months in the summer.
It's not that they're the same time, rather since the sun doesn't go that far below the horizon, so there is no Alos. The AR says we use Chatzos for all things which must end before the night is over.

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #190 on: December 14, 2018, 10:34:10 AM »
Can you take your off trip discussion here: https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=11285.0
Some of us just want pics and to be able to beat up on the penguin.  :)
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #191 on: December 14, 2018, 10:42:00 AM »
Great pics!!!  Thank you for sharing...

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #192 on: December 14, 2018, 11:28:21 AM »
Will you hit Antarctica before shabbos? Any way to set up a Tchum to allow a disembarkation on shabbos?

Would be a shame if after everything, there was only Sunday and Monday to be able to actually spend time in Antarctica.

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #194 on: December 14, 2018, 11:47:33 AM »
Will you hit Antarctica before shabbos? Any way to set up a Tchum to allow a disembarkation on shabbos?

Would be a shame if after everything, there was only Sunday and Monday to be able to actually spend time in Antarctica.
not a shame- would be worth going for two days for sure!
and technically I think you can make the techum to extend a total of 4000 amos if you do it right. but that isnt so practical here

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #195 on: December 14, 2018, 12:28:41 PM »
@Something Fishy Could you post a short video of the waves please? Thanks.
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