chinstrap penguins on Half Moon Island in Antarctica

Half Moon Island, Our Introduction to Antarctica

Updated 08.02.2018:  Some travel moments forever change who we are—listening to the sighs of dreaming lions as they sleep in the South African bush, feeling the gentle bump of a stingray against my leg in Moorea’s tropical waters, watching the sun’s first warm rays as it turns Mesa Arch into a fiery, orange glow of […]

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Sunset in Neumayer Channel

Seeing the Light in Antarctica

Updated 10.01.2017 When Alan and I cruised in Antarctica on Seabourn Quest, we expected to see mammoth icebergs, stunning scenery, and cute penguins waddling around. But the other worldliness of Antarctica’s light came as a complete surprise to us. The soft, golden rays shining low in the sky added a dimension beyond scenery and wildlife […]

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Donna and Alan Hull exploring Antarctica

Antarctica in Video

This article is brought to you by Animoto. Make great videos. Easily. Confession time. Alan and I take tons of photos and videos. But besides using them in our articles or on social media, we rarely do anything with them. For instance, when family and friends asked to see more of our Antarctica cruise photos, […]

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Donna and Alan Hull exploring Antarctica

6 Questions About Cruising to Antarctica

  Updated 01.01.2019: Questions About Cruising to Antarctica After Alan and I returned from cruising to Antarctica, we kept asking each other, “Did we really go there?” And, now, the trip seems so distant. Perhaps it’s that our senses were overloaded so it was hard to process all that we experienced on this trip of […]

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