Mon 01 Dec 2008

Mawson’s great-granddaughter joins our expedition

Explore Mawson's Huts with Emma McEwin, Sir Douglas Mawson's great-granddaughter, as she sets sail with Aurora in December en route to experience her families heritage for the first time.

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Mon 01 Dec 2008

Icebergs & Emperors - Inside Mawson’s Hut

It is said that more people have stood atop of Everest than have been inside Mawson's Hut in Antarctica. Our Business Manager David Mannix was lucky enough to be among the privileged few when Aurora last visited the hut.

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Fri 01 Aug 2008

Dear Diary ~ Kamchatka & The Commander Is.

After such a successful maiden voyage in the Russian Far East, expeditioners on our second voyage to the Kamchatka Peninsula and the Commander Islands are looking forward to being dazzled by this remarkable lands natural splendour.

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Sun 20 Jul 2008

Dear diary ~ Kuril Islands to Kamchatka

Our maiden Kuril Islands to Kamchatka voyage was fare-welled last week by a traditional Japanese drum ceremony, in the port town of Kushiro. Marina Svetaeva is now riding the Ring of Fire north, whilst the Kuril Islands spoil our expeditioners with amazing landscapes and a wealth of animal life, including brown bears, sea birds and orca's.

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Tue 01 Jul 2008

Charles Lindall’s new model ~ The Nansen Sledge

Aurora passenger Charles Lindall has returned once again from Antarctica with an impressive model from the Heroic age of Antarctic exploration. After building a replica of Mawson’s Hut on his 2005 journey to Commonwealth Bay onboard Marina Svetaeva, Charles ventured to the Ross Sea with us in 2007 and this time produced an astounding model of Nansen’s sledge.

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Sat 01 Dec 2007

A Natural High in the Arctic

Armed with little more than images of polar bears and ice, we sent our Marketing Manager David Mannix aboard Polar Pioneer where he discovered there's a lot more to the High Arctic than just the cliches.

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Sun 31 Dec 2006

Ross Sea Antarctic Diary

Marina Svetaeva is heading back to the Ross Sea region of Antarctica once again. To get a glimpse of life on board an expedition to this mesmerising region, sneek a peak at Margaret Werner's diary from our last Ross Sea trip.

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Sun 03 Dec 2006

Commonwealth Bay Antarctic Diary

Aurora Expeditions first ever voyage with our new ship Marina Svetaeva has finished and what a successful expedition it was. On board, David Mannix sent us regular updates for our web diary. If you’ve ever wondered what travelling to East Antarctica from Australia is like, read on and enjoy the adventure.

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Fri 01 Dec 2006

‘Trip of the Year’ award for Aurora

One of America’s most prestigious lifestyle and adventure travel magazines has awarded Aurora Expeditions 1st place in the ‘Trip of the Year - Polar Category' for our Antarctic Climbers and Photographers voyage.

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