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My 138 item travel bucket list

Every year, I try to update my old bucket list page … and it gets tougher and tougher each year. As I knock things off my bucket list, I add harder and harder things to the list. Years ago, I thought I would chronicle my experience/bucket list just like so many others before me … nothing special really, just a …

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How was the food in Antarctica? Sea Explorer Food Review.

When you choose a trip to Antarctica, you’re going for the experience of being at the bottom of the world. The pictures, videos and actually being there is also pretty awesome. All those factors included … the most popular questions I’ve been asked since I came back from the ship … How was the food on the ship? How was …

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Trini Penguin Power Picture Post #MissionCurryPenguin

If you’re looking for Penguin Pictures, then this is another post for you. These are some of the common expedition pictures from the cruise … Trini Penguin all the way Here’s a bunch of human penguins huddled up! OK  … here’s a Kayaking picture in Antarctica … I had to post this one.

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A Trini at the Church at the Bottom of the World

The Russians are a hardy, tough people … and they obviously love their god and religion. When I think about the Russians building churches in the frozen ridiculousness of Siberia, I give them total ‘props” on being able on their history of building its churches and monasteries in inhospitable places. However, only the best of the best can rival Trinity …

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Port Lockroy Museum and the Naked Ladies

Port Lockroy is a natural harbour on the Antarctic Peninsula of the British Antarctic Territory. Originally discovered in 1903 by a French Antarctic expedition, the port was named ‘Port LaCroix’ after Edouard LaCroix who helped finance the expedition. Over the years Port Lockroy found use as an anchorage by whalers and in 1944 became ‘British Base A’, the first of …

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Antarctica Cruise = 53/100 on my Hillman Wonders list

For many of you who follow this Trini’s blog, you’ll know that my first source of travel inspiration was the Hillman Wonders website. There wasn’t anything super special about the list … I even wrote an open letter to Howard Hillman about the low placement of Trinidad … still didn’t get a response. One would think that with no response …

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Best Antarctica Polar Plunge Reactions : Trini Style …

When you have about 50 people who all voluntarily choose to brave hypothermia and common sense to dive into the Southern Ocean, then you’re going to have some epic reaction shots. Here are the best of those shots from my Antarctic adventure … ala Antarctica Polar Plunge Reactions In the end, taking that leap of faith and doing out Antarctic …

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At the End of the World train in Ushuaia … #missioncurrypenguin

Ushuaia claims to be the most Southern city in the world and has also branded itself the “end of the world”. It also has the World’s cheesiest attraction in “The End of the World Train”. As the southernmost railway in the world, The Prisoner’s Train recreates its historic journey and is definitely touted as something you would should do, but …

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