Voyages have the same starting and ending point, but the experience in between is always unique. Expedition Leader Alison Kirk-Lauritsen describes how embracing the unexpected is part of the legacy—and excitement—of expedition travel.
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A Northwest Passage Journey Finds Little Ice and Big Changes
For as long as anyone can remember, hundreds of beluga whales show up every year on an annual migration from Greenland through Canada’s Northwest Passage ... to find seals. The influx of contaminants ...
The Terror Season 2 Review: Japanese Concentration Camps Are Scarier Than the Ghosts
The first season of the anthology was set aboard the doomed ships of the British Royal Navy as they tried to find the Northwest Passage in the 1840s, a real expedition that ended ... a man-eating ...
Adventure Canada to Take Travelers to Franklin Expedition Wreckage Site
Arctic expedition company Adventure Canada is collaborating with Parks Canada to take travelers to the wreckage site of the Franklin Expedition’s HMS Erebus as part of their Into the Northwest Passage ...
'Ghosts' In The Arctic: How The Long-Lost Franklin Expedition Was Found
An expedition was eventually sent to help the British, but the commander was explicitly told by the Navy: Don't waste too much time looking for Franklin, we're more interested in finding the Northwest ...
Arctic thrill: an expedition through the Northwest Passage
Arctic travel remains a rarefied strain ... its flotilla of Zodiac inflatables, the genome of expedition cruising. Our original plan – to become only the fourth ship ever to negotiate the Northwest ...
A history of cruises through the Northwest Passage
About half a dozen vessels now carry paying passengers into the Northwest Passage each year, some multiple times. Most are small, expedition-style cruise ships that specialize in off-the-beaten-path ...
All aboard: Cruise through the once-impassable Northwest Passage
A luxury cruiseliner is making history by sailing through the once-impassable Northwest Passage ... spent years planning this voyage. “People said ‘Really, you’re doing that?!’ … People [have been] ...
Northwest Passage, Canada: going with the floe
In the 19th century hundreds of men died here trying to find a northwest passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the expedition of Sir John Franklin – which disappeared in 1845 – being the grimmest, ...
One of the great maritime mysteries may be solved in cold Canadian waters
One of the most famous tragedies of the Northwest Passage sea route around the top of ... but Canadians never stopped hoping they would find the lost ships of the Franklin Expedition. On Tuesday, ...
Arctic turn: following the route of the Northwest Passage
We are hoping to navigate, from east to west, the Northwest Passage – the ... The highlight of the voyage is Beechey Island, off the south-west of Devon Island. I was last here some 20 years ago, and ...
The Final Frontier: Irish rowing team attempts the Northwest Passage
Many supremely equipped expeditions perished high up in the Canadian Arctic in their quest to find the elusive route. There is also a very significant Irish connection to the Northwest Passage in that ...
Sailboat navigates once-frozen Northwest Passage
A THREE-man sailing expedition ... sought the Northwest Passage as a faster way to trade goods between the Atlantic and the Pacific. But until now, it has been blocked by ice. Explorers including ...