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 Antarctica. One of the tangible results is Koen’s first photobook.
2017 Antarctica Expedition
Koen is working on a 2017 expedition (2016-2017 winter, or 2017-2018 winter). More details will come very soon. The expedition will have 6 places for photo-amateurs to come with us and sail from the Southern tip of Argentina to Antarctica. The trip will take between 25 and 28 days (to be announced in the next weeks).
The articles about the last trip:
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.
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