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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/



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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!
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"First" in Antarctica?
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Antarctica TR: the trip after Dan

Author Topic: Live Antarctica Trip Report  (Read 73021 times)

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #555 on: April 26, 2020, 12:51:28 PM »
Great TR section. As someone who gets sea sick at the slightest waves, that's the only reason I'm not going to Antarctica any time soon. I couldn't handle the Drake Shake.

LOL, just wait till the next segment. You'll get seasick just reading it.
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #556 on: April 26, 2020, 12:54:23 PM »
LOL, just wait till the next segment. You'll get seasick just reading it.
Lol, probably will. I still have horrible memories of a 6 hour Alaskan cruise in the north Pasific that caused me to be sick for 3 hours straight. Not fun.

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #557 on: April 26, 2020, 02:22:40 PM »
Great TR section. As someone who gets sea sick at the slightest waves, that's the only reason I'm not going to Antarctica any time soon. I couldn't handle the Drake Shake.

That's where anti seasick meds come in

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #558 on: April 26, 2020, 02:24:20 PM »
That's where anti seasick meds come in
Do they work well?
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #559 on: April 26, 2020, 02:26:27 PM »
Do they work well?

A little too well... once we got back to port, it felt like the dry land was shaking, and the ship had been stable.  ;D

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #560 on: April 26, 2020, 02:27:56 PM »
Do they work well?
It's like the cocktail from COVID, you try a few, and you become the statistic from the study that none works

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #561 on: April 26, 2020, 02:28:42 PM »
Do they work well?
For some (many?), it worked perfectly, no ill effects whatsoever

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #562 on: April 26, 2020, 03:09:20 PM »
For some (many?), it worked perfectly, no ill effects whatsoever

On the way down, sure. For the return most people were quite seasick.

I'll obviously cover this is more detail in the next segment.
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #563 on: April 26, 2020, 03:27:23 PM »
On the way down, sure. For the return most people were quite seasick.

Maybe take a poll? Those that were seasick certainly made more noise

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #564 on: April 26, 2020, 03:29:06 PM »
Those that were seasick certainly made more noise

Dan tells me I was vomiting so loudly he heard it past his noise-cancelling headphones ;D
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #565 on: April 26, 2020, 03:34:15 PM »
[quote author=moish link=topic=99236.msg2235835#msg2235835 date=158792924Those that were seasick certainly made more noise


Dan tells me I was vomiting so loudly he heard it past his noise-cancelling headphones ;D
Lol, there you go

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #566 on: April 26, 2020, 04:43:03 PM »
That's where anti seasick meds come in
Maybe. I've never had good luck with Dramamine for example. I usually get so sick that I'm vomiting until there's nothing left, but maybe there something I don't know about.

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #567 on: April 26, 2020, 04:44:41 PM »
A little too well... once we got back to port, it felt like the dry land was shaking, and the ship had been stable.  ;D
Apparently that's a common side affect of cruising. I know someone who had that feeling for over a week starting 3 days after he got back to land. Nothing he could do besides lie down and wait.

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #568 on: April 26, 2020, 04:51:07 PM »
Dramamine

What's that?



The drake require more serious stuff then Dramamine

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #569 on: April 26, 2020, 04:54:23 PM »
What's that?



The drake require more serious stuff then Dramamine