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Zegrahm Expeditions Travel Resources

Welcome to the Zegrahm Expeditions resources page! Here you will find inspiration for your next adventure and information from your last adventure, produced by our field leaders, Seattle office staff, and contributing writers. From blog posts and field reports (daily recaps of a past expeditions with images) to photo galleries and videos, explore your world from our perspective.

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Kayaking in Antarctica
February 22, 2016
Blog Post

Zegrahm travelers are some of the most adventurous on the planet. Those looking for a spine-tingling, life-changing experience this year will discover it in our new guide, Top 5 Destinations for Adventure in 2016.

We consulted with Zegrahm's team of expert field leaders to find out what's on their radar. Leading the list were perennial favorites...

antarctic desert
June 14, 2019
Blog Post

The words “polar” and “desert” may seem contradictory, but that’s only because most of us associate the latter with sun-drenched, sand-covered landscapes. Yet desert actually describes any desolate stretch of land that is waterless and without vegetation—and by that definition, Africa’s Sahara doesn’t hold a dowsing rod to the Antarctic desert and the polar deserts of the Arctic.

In sheer land mass alone, Antarctica’s polar deserts scorch the competition—covering more than 5.5...

Ushuaia, Argentina
January 6, 2009
Blog Post

We’re Antarctica bound, starting the trip off with a beautiful flight into Ushuaia—bathed in sunshine below us, with spectacular aerial views of the fjords and lakes that mark the southern edge of the South American tectonic plate. Ushuaia itself lies on a picturesque bay on the Beagle Channel surrounded by jagged snow-covered peaks. Above us the trees end in a razor-sharp mountain tree line; at our feet are gorgeous giant poppies and other colorful wildflowers.

Our tour divided into...

Humpback Whale
January 16, 2009
Blog Post

We awoke to find ourselves approaching Elephant Island in thick fog and swells, but the fog soon lifted to reveal Cape Valentine and the towering cliffs of this island made famous by the 1914-1917 Shackleton Expedition. Captain Lemaire brought us right into view of historic Point Wild where twenty-two crew members from the Endurance spent four and a half months until Shackleton’s welcome return upon the Chilean navy cutter Yelcho. Zodiacs were launched and, although the...

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