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

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #510 on: January 08, 2020, 04:01:56 PM »
Actual behind the scenes pic, taken by @ushdadude (the subject of the picture on the cover):

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #511 on: January 08, 2020, 04:16:27 PM »
Are there more exclusive drone pics?
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: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #512 on: January 08, 2020, 04:17:38 PM »
Are there more exclusive drone pics?

Those are reserved for the Blatt.
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Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #513 on: January 08, 2020, 08:49:12 PM »
LOL, thanks for the shoutout.
Great article!

But what on Hashems green earth leads an editor to purposely omit the type of Chusid the subject of an article is.. ?

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #514 on: January 08, 2020, 08:52:49 PM »
Great article!
But what on Hashems green earth leads an editor to purposely omit the type of Chusid the subject of an article is.. ?

ALOL. I'm glad they did that last-minute change.
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #515 on: January 08, 2020, 08:54:55 PM »
...and Sunday you were kvetching that they did include it ;D.
I was kvetching that they included it IN THE FIRST SENTENCE OF AN ARTICLE

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #516 on: January 08, 2020, 08:55:40 PM »
Bottom line, do I need to buy Der Blatt tomorrow?

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #517 on: January 08, 2020, 08:57:46 PM »
Bottom line, do I need to buy Der Blatt tomorrow?

They weren't able to confirm that it'll be printed in this week's paper, but it "most likely" will. We shall see.
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #518 on: January 09, 2020, 12:27:04 PM »
They weren't able to confirm that it'll be printed in this week's paper, but it "most likely" will. We shall see.

Yup

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #519 on: January 09, 2020, 12:28:36 PM »
Yup

Oh nice, didn't know they actually printed it.
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #521 on: January 09, 2020, 12:31:50 PM »
#fakenews
@Something Fishy You gotta tell these guys to have you fact check their covers :P

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #522 on: January 09, 2020, 12:33:46 PM »
@Something Fishy You gotta tell these guys to have you fact check their covers :P

Tell me about it lol. Although this one's a bit more egregious than the Inyan :P.
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #524 on: March 11, 2020, 11:50:45 PM »
Seems to be the only Coronavirus unaffected place. who’s coming?