Korey Lee of New York is the winner of our “Buy-One-Get-One-Free Antarctica Cruise Contest.” Congratulations to Korey!
Showing his passion for wildlife and the world’s fragile nature, Korey Lee writes: “I’ve always wanted to go to Antarctica to witness the diversity of wildlife and the raw beauty of untouched nature. Sadly, as global warming continues to melt the ice, the habitat for these animals is continually shrinking and may even disappear in our lifetimes so there’s certainly a sense of urgency as well.”
Both travelers will visit Antarctica on an 11-day cruise aboard the Plancius in November 2013. This Antarctica journey, which coincides with the beginning of the 2013-2014 expedition season, will explore stunning scenery and wildlife along the western Antarctic Peninsula. In this mountainous and glacial landscape they will have the opportunity to see gentoo and chinstrap penguins, Weddell and crabeater seals, wandering albatross and perhaps even humpback and minke whales.
Both Korey and Eric are excited about active adventures, and they will embark on a Basecamp Antarctica expedition that is expressly designed for active travelers seeking the most adventure possible out of their Antarctica experience! Travelers can enjoy field camping, mountaineering, hiking, snow shoeing, and sea kayaking all included in the expedition. Scuba diving in Antarctica, for highly experienced divers only, is also available for an additional fee. Korey and Eric plan to take advantage of all the activities with the exception of scuba diving.