Polar opposites: holidays in the Arctic and the Antarctic



North or south? Polar bears or penguins? Choosing your polar escape is about setting your goals, says Wanderlust magazine. The Arctic is admittedly much easier to get to for most of us. But then again, Antarctica’s remoteness is all part of its appeal. Just to set foot on the “Great White Continent” is an achievement. On the other hand, it has no answer to the Arctic Circle’s sheer variety of landscape and wildlife – 98% of it is covered in ice. What it does have, however, is 20 million breeding penguins. And who could resist the sight of tens of thousands of king penguins on South... read more

 
23 July 2018 in Auto, Views: 248
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