Jason Flesher, Expedition Team Leader on the discovery yacht Scenic Eclipse, shares all about Antarctica, from the elements to the explorers to experiencing the wonders of the icy continent.
-- Jason tells how he became an expedition leader, and choosing the best ships to go to Antarctica. He gives us overviews of land and underwater, and talks about camping and budgeting.
-- Lea add s a list of fascinating facts, and they discuss the Drake Passage, with the roughest waters in the world.
-- When to go, being "snotted on by a whale," explorers including Shackelton, the race to the South Pole in history and today, climate change, and Jason's special memory of an incredible hunt, round out the episode.
Jason Flesher, Expedition Team Leader on the discovery yacht Scenic Eclipse, has been traveling to Antarctica for almost 30 years.
Podcast host Lea Lane has traveled to over 100 countries, including Antarctica, written many travel books, including Places I Remember, and has contributed to dozens of guidebooks. She's @lealane on Twitter, Travelea on Instagram, and blogs about travel at forbes.com Contact her on her Facebook page, Places I Remember by Lea Lane, and at her website, placesirememberlealane.com.
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