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“We´re Alive!!” — Trev & Torrey’s sinking honeymoon adventure

Posted by Anita Dunham-Potter On November - 27 - 2007

MV Explorer’s final hours (Photo by Chilean Air Force via AP)San Diego residents Trev and Torrey Takayama started off married life in grand style – to travel around the world. Five months into their adventure they found themselves abandoning ship in the middle of the Antarctic Ocean. Read their amazing account of the evacuation of the MV Explorer, floating in lifeboats for hours in sub-zero weather, being rescued, and flying from King George Island to the mainland on a Chilean Air Force C130. Click link to read more…

Click here to read their amazing travel blog.

GAP Explorer sinking off Antarctica (Photo courtesy of Chilean Navy via AP) There has been an increase in cruise ships visiting the Antarctic every year for the last 15 years. Last year about 35,000 people visited the region, almost all of them by cruise ship.

Is cruising the Antarctic a good idea or should it be limited? Post your comments here or on our forum.

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Read ExpertCruiser’s earlier coverage of the sinking of the MV Explorer.

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2 Responses to ““We´re Alive!!” — Trev & Torrey’s sinking honeymoon adventure”

  1. Janni says:

    Personaly i think that a cruise honeymoon is one of the best ideas. Of cource there are some dangers involved but if you choose the right cruiseship i think will be no worries at all.
    Thanks

  2. Chi says:

    Just stopped by, nice blog!

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