Fortuna Bay, Stromness Harbour, Maiviken & Grytviken, South Georgia

Feb 28, 2018 - National Geographic Explorer


We spent another gorgeous day in South Georgia.  Offering guests an early morning landing gave some the opportunity to hike the last section of Shackleton’s journey walking from Fortuna bay ending in Stromness Harbour.  The conditions were beautiful and they lasted with us throughout the afternoon, where we went ashore at Grytviken an old whaling station that is now manned year-round by workers of the British Antarctic Survey.

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Amy Malkoski

Naturalist/Expedition Diver

Amy was raised near Cape Cod in coastal Marion, Massachusetts, and her relationship with the ocean and nature has always been an active one. Her parents, avid divers and marine biologists, introduced her to the underwater world when she was very young and she grew up participating in as many water-related activities as possible. Amy spent her summers sailing and exploring intertidal areas of Buzzards Bay. At age 12 she became a certified diver and is now a divemaster with the National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI). In high school her passion for nature and art developed into a love of photography, using the medium to share her explorations with others. 

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Bradford McArthur

Video Chronicler

Committed to filming isolated regions and untold stories through a message of conservation, Bradford McArthur founded Forever Exploring Productions in 2009 to help bring these stories to life.  With the vision and ability to see past surface distractions and take the story straight to the most meaningful questions, his films not only deliver beautiful imagery, but often ask the most honest question.  Why?

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