Adventures

Cienfuegos, Cuba

On November 12 at 8:00 The World anchored at Cienfuegos, a city on Bahía de Cienfuegos, a bay on Cuba’s south coast. Known as Cuba’s ‘Pearl of the South’ ,the colonial town of Cienfuegos was founded in 1819 in the…

Trinidad de Cuba

Located in the province of Sancti Spíritus, in Central Cuba, is the perfectly preserved Spanish outpost of Trinidad, famous for its colonial old town and cobblestone streets. It was founded in the early 16th century in honor of the Holy…

Belize and Cuba

Located on the east coast of Belize at the mouth of the Belize River, Belize City is home to the country’s largest seaport. However, a narrow channel prohibits large ships from docking. I arrived on November 7th just after noon…

A walk on Ice in Bartlett Inlet

Sunday, January 29th Our last landing in Antarctica was truly magical. The Bridge and EYOS worked together to find a place where we could safely land to go for a walk on the ice shelf. Not that straightforward given that…

Cruising along the Ross Sea Ice Shelf

Friday, January 27th It is almost impossible to describe the sheer immensity of the Ross Sea Ice Shelf. As Ross sailed south he saw a white line: “extending from its eastern extreme point as far as the eye could discern to…

Terra Nova Hike

Wednesday, January 25th Few areas are as distinct as Terra Nova Bay and the Victoria Land coast. This powerful landscape is home to dramatic mountain ranges, towering volcanoes, massive glaciers and ice tongues. This location is one of the most…

Ice floes and Coulman Island

Monday, January 23rd On our way to Coulman Island Captain Dag and our ice navigator Capt Uli steered the ship through some rather densely packed ice floes; always a favorite to watch from deck 7 forward. Upon arrival at Coulman Island The…

Cape Adare, Robertson Bay

Sunday, January 22nd, 2018 As mentioned the sun didn’t set and we started the day very early (00:00 – 00:45) on deck 12, toasting the never-ending daylight for the next days of our journey. Arriving at Cape Adare meant that…