A Letter From Antarctica by Lina FullerLina Fuller - Travel Expert
Every morning we have a wakeup call and I look through the porthole in my cabin out to sea, sometimes I see big white mountains, other times I see ice everywhere. Sometimes there are huge icebergs passing by, while other days only the vast empty sea is in front of me. I get very excited because I know that every day I will have another incredible adventure. After a satisfying breakfast, I get ready to disembark with my waterproof clothing, boots, gloves, hat and camera, I'm ready for another magical day.
No two days are alike, the weather dictates our itinerary, there's no need to plan ahead. Today we may land or we may not, the swell may be strong and we will do a Zodiac cruise instead. We may visit a research station or get close to a penguin colony, we may be surrounded by whales or we will marvel at the blue colours of deep ice; sometimes we will do something different like kayaking or camping.
Every day in Antarctica I discover that the world is still full of wonders, and I know that my life will never be the same after having experienced the magnificence and beauty of this wonderful place.
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Millie Davies - Travel Expert
Having caught the travel bug as a child, Millie has travelled all over Latin America before making her home in Buenos Aires for 3 years.
Lina Fuller - Travel Expert
Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.
Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Expert
After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.
Sally Dodge - Travel Expert
A former Journey Latin America tour leader, Sally spent 7 years working, travelling and living throughout Latin America before returning to the UK to help people arrange their own adventures to this wonderful destination.
Sophie Barber - Travel Expert
Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.
Juliet Ellwood - Travel Expert
After graduating with a degree in Anthropology and History and having been fascinated by Latin America since childhood by the book featuring photos of Nazca, Juliet first visited the region in 2003. Since then, Juliet has visited the majority of countries in Latin America but has particularly extensive experience with Peru, a country she loves for many reasons but not least, its incredible archaeological richness and delicious food!