Sunday 17 April 2011

Antarctic adventures with hot Russians

Antarctic sights: A seal rests in front of ruins of a whaling station
on Deception Island.
Picture: Louise Evans
Source: The Daily Telegraph

"I want to go to Antarctica," she says. "Are you coming?"

That one sentence put an end to my plans for another dreamy tropical getaway.

Thanks to my persuasive powers our holidays usually consist of swimming, surfing, snorkelling and chilling out by the beach, pool, lake or lagoon.

This year it seemed we would just be chilling out, literally.

The plan was to fly to Argentina, head south and take a cruise along the Antarctic Peninsula on a Russian ice pusher.

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