Cruising aboard Marco Polo in LeMaire Harbor, Antarctica 10 Sep 2017
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Cruisers line the deck as Marco Polo, an Antarctic-cruising ship, makes its way into LeMaire Harbor. As many as 36,000 people visit Antarctica each year. They generally during the austral summer, when there is 24-hour sunshine. Specialised cruise ships that have been built to withstand the extreme conditions. They make the journey from Ushuaia in Argentina or Punta Arenas in Chile, or from Hobart, Australia or Auckland in New Zealand.
This article was originally published on 16th January, 2016