Abercrombie & Kent will likely be returning to the South Pole in December 2022 for a 12-day “Inspiring Expeditions by Geoffrey Kent: Emperors & South Pole” tour.
The journey kicks off from Cape City, the place Geoffrey Kent will host a welcome gathering on the Zeitz Museum of Up to date Artwork to share his experiences and put together friends for the adventures and challenges to come back. The subsequent day is spent exploring the countryside, driving alongside the shoreline in a traditional two-seater open-top Cobra, adopted by a helicopter journey to the vineyards of Stellenbosch for lunch and a neighborhood tour by classic sidecar.
The “actual journey” begins as friends, together with Geoffrey’s spouse Otavia Kent, board a personal jet that flies on to Antarctica, throughout the Southern Ocean to land contained in the Antarctic Circle with 24 hours of steady daylight this time of 12 months. Lodging are luxurious, space-age pods, simply over 20-feet in diameter, with en-suite amenities. There’s additionally eating room serving gourmand meals, wonderful wines and espresso, positioned earlier than a 200-foot icefall and frozen lake.
See a video beneath of the final A&Ok journey to the South Pole in 2018 beneath:
From this base camp friends might select from quite a lot of actions: Stroll via iridescent blue ice tunnels; go to a close-by base to fulfill the scientists and find out about their analysis; abseil off a mountain surrounded by an ice area; and trek to the summit of a mountain that has by no means been climbed—incomes the privilege of naming it.
Then, friends embark on their quest to the South Pole. On the South Pole marker, vacationers can “stroll across the planet” in just some steps and go to the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Science Station. Vacationers will camp in a single day on the Polar Plateau at 83 levels south.
The ultimate ingredient of the journey may be discovered two-and-a-half hours throughout Antarctica, in the midst of one of many largest emperor penguin colonies on the continent. Right here, vacationers will spend the day photographing the penguins and their chicks, that are nonetheless coated in gray down feathers this time of 12 months.
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