South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Travel

Adventure Philosophy team Mark Jones, Graham Charles, and Marcus Waters after their Antarctic Peninsula expedition in 2001. (Graham Charles)
Adventure Philosophy team Mark Jones, Graham Charles, and Marcus Waters after their Antarctic Peninsula expedition in 2001.

Adventure Philosophy team Mark Jones, Graham Charles, and Marcus Waters after their Antarctic Peninsula expedition in 2001.

Icebergs near South Georgia Island.

Icebergs near South Georgia Island.
(Graham Charles)


Icebergs near South Georgia Island.

Icebergs near South Georgia Island.
(Graham Charles)


Adventure Philosophy team member Graham Charles

Adventure Philosophy team member Graham Charles
(Graham Charle)


A wandering albatross, which nest on South Georgia.

A wandering albatross, which nest on South Georgia.
(Graham Charles)


King penguin colony, Salisbury Plain on South Georgia Island, one of the spots the team will camp.

King penguin colony, Salisbury Plain on South Georgia Island, one of the spots the team will camp.
(Graham Charles)


Bull Elephant seals can reach up to four to five tons and can bulldoze a tent with no problem. The seals will be breeding and fighting for territory on the island.

Bull Elephant seals can reach up to four to five tons and can bulldoze a tent with no problem. The seals will be breeding and fighting for territory on the island.
(Graham Charles)


Elephant seals in Gold Harbour on South Georgia Island.

Elephant seals in Gold Harbour on South Georgia Island.
(Graham Charles)


Fur seal pups in Stromness, where Sir Ernest Shackleton finished his journey and raised the alarm about his men trapped on Elephant Island.

Fur seal pups in Stromness, where Sir Ernest Shackleton finished his journey and raised the alarm about his men trapped on Elephant Island.
(Graham Charles)


An albatross at sunset.

An albatross at sunset.
(Graham Charles)


Warburton Peak on South Georgia Island.

Warburton Peak on South Georgia Island.
(Graham Charles)


Gold Harbour beach. One of the problems the team is going to have will be finding space to land and share the beach with the wildlife without imposing ourselves.

Gold Harbour beach. One of the problems the team is going to have will be finding space to land and share the beach with the wildlife without imposing ourselves.
(Graham Charles)


The Salisbury Plain King penguin colony.

The Salisbury Plain King penguin colony.
(Graham Charles)


An iceberg near South Georgia Island.

An iceberg near South Georgia Island.
(Graham Charles)


South Georgia weather off Gold Harbour.

South Georgia weather off Gold Harbour.
(Graham Charles)


Grave of Sir Ernest Shackleton at Grytviken, the old whaling station. Shackleton was buried at the site at the bequest of his wife Emily after he died of a heart attack January 5, 1922.

Grave of Sir Ernest Shackleton at Grytviken, the old whaling station. Shackleton was buried at the site at the bequest of his wife Emily after he died of a heart attack January 5, 1922.
(Graham Charles)


Stromness whaling station, where Sir Ernest Shakleton arrived after trekking the island. These whaling stations are historic sites and we will visit them on our journey.

Stromness whaling station, where Sir Ernest Shakleton arrived after trekking the island. These whaling stations are historic sites and we will visit them on our journey.
(Graham Charles)


Wind clouds over the mountains of Fortuna Bay where Shackleton first reached the northeast coast after crossing the island.

Wind clouds over the mountains of Fortuna Bay where Shackleton first reached the northeast coast after crossing the island.
(Graham Charles)

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