The Vernadsky Base, on the Antarctic Peninsula, is the most active scientific base I had the honor of visiting during my trip to Antarctica. It’s unlike any other base I’ve seen there!
2016 Antarctica Expedition
In 2016, Koen went to Antarctica, on a small sailboat. During a month, the crew sailed around the Southwest part of the peninsula. One of the tangible results is Koen’s photobook about Antarctica. The book shows a summary of the thousands of nice shots.
The trip was focusing on the Antarctic Peninsula. That has the richest animal population that can be reached by sailboat. This makes it an ideal destination for a photographer. And all aboard can make daily excursions to the pristine wilderness. Come eye to eye with Penguins. See the seals on the beach. Discover the rich history of the south pole area.
We’re working on a new expedition. This will feature photography, sailing and even diving. Be part of the environment-friendly trip. More details will come soon. The expedition will have up to 10 places per trip. Lovers of extreme beauty can come with us and sail from the Southern tip of Argentina to the Antarctic oceans. The trip takes between 25 and 28 days.
Photographers shoot the images they dream of. Sailors log extra miles. Amateur cooks can explore the kitchen-in-motion. And on this expedition, we add scuba diving to the list of possibilities. Talk about exclusive underwater photography!
Here are articles about Antarctica that appeared on Boarding Today:
Before I made it onto Antarctica, there were 6 days underway in a small sailboat.
Being a Belgian on the Antarctic waters can not go without thinking about Adrien De Gerlache at certain moments. I choose to take his book “15 months on Antarctica” with me on this trip. Refreshing my French and at the same time reading about one of the first people who came where we are now, […]
It took us six long days on our small sailboat, but finally I could set foot on land in Antarctica.
My expedition to Antarctica will be a month of reduced contact with the outside world. I’m trying to disconnect and go a month without technology flows.
When I started my Kickstarter campaign two weeks ago, I had a minimum goal of $3500, and wasn’t at all sure I’d make that. It turned out that I underestimated you all…
By now you probably already know that I’m running a crowd funding campaign for my Antarctica Expedition of early next year. But did you know that donating just one dollar can be worth several more in the campaign?
My Antarctica expedition is getting closer now, so I’m calling on al who care to assist in realizing the dream.
Anticipation is part of the fun of a travel project. I’m happy to announce one of my next travel plans. An Antarctic Expedition!
Koen Blanquart is a startup veteran whose mission is to help companies tap into the soul of corporate social responsibility. Through artistic projects around the world, such as photo and video documentaries, he helps companies highlight their CSR efforts and proactively show how their actions support their values. Whether he’s photographing grizzly bears in remote Alaska, riding on the trans-Siberian railway, or crewing a small sailboat in Antarctica, he brings an eco-sensibility to his work, lives rough and captures pristine footage for clients’ projects. If you like to stay updated, there is the newsletter and facebook page. We operate independently, in the creation of this blog, our documentaries and books, and in our eco-ventures. Small donations, even a $1, can make the difference! Click here to see how you can make the difference.