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Seabourn’s Antarctica and Patagonia – Goldring Travel’s Third Expedition – Part V (Paradise Bay, Torgersen Island & Half Moon Island)

Half Moon Island, Antarctica The Seabourn Quest continued its South Georgia Island, Antarctica and Patagonia Expedition with its “mandatory” visit to Paradise Bay, Antarctica and the Chilean base of Gonzalez Videla.  Having visited there twice before and seen its small colony of Gentoo penguins, small buildings and souvenir shop I chose to spend New Year’s

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Seabourn’s Antarctica and Patagonia – Goldring Travel’s Third Expedition – Part IV (Hope Bay, Cuverville Island, Lemaire Channel and the Iceberg Graveyard)

Hope Bay, Antarctica Argentinian Base Esperanza My expedition on the Seabourn Quest to South Georgia Island and Antarctica continued with two days at sea. After an initial few hours of slightly rough seas it was smooth sailing as we crossed the Scotia Sea and headed to Hope Bay, Antarctica lying right at the tip of

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Expeditions, Nature and Helicopters

Let’s talk about helicopters and expedition cruises.  Sounds pretty cool, doesn’t it? With Scenic Cruises having its new ship, Scenic Eclipse, and Crystal Cruises having its new ship, Crystal Endeavor, being delivered shortly, and they both have incorporated helicopters as part of their expedition experiences, this is an issue that really needs to be addressed.

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Expedition Cruising – Seabourn Style…or Shall I Say “Styles” (Seabourn Venture & Seabourn Quest)

Seabourn Venture Bottom Line: Don’t Wait For Seabourn’s New Luxury Expedition Ships! OK, now that I have said it, you are asking, “Hold on! Huh? Why not?”.  The reasons are quite simple: If you are interested in visiting say Antarctica, Greenland, Iceland, Patagonia or Norway…or even Alaska, Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia these are

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Seabourn Expedition Ships Are Open For Pre-Booking…But Only For Some!

Great news!  Seabourn has opened pre-booking priority for the Seabourn Expedition ships 2021/2022 voyages…if you book through Goldring Travel!  (This opportunity is not yet available to the general public, but will be later in the Spring.) See below for details. Seabourn’s new expedition ships will offer a number of ultra-luxury expedition travel amenities designed to

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