Top 10 Reasons to Visit Antarctica
The coolest destination on earth, literally, Antarctica is the last great wilderness. A place free of anything man-made, this natural beauty must be discovered before its precious polar ecosystem and wildlife are endangered and lost forever. The 5th largest continent, only about one percent of the total landmass is visible and by far the most unexplored area by mankind. Antarctic encompasses the whole area south of 60° and is comprised of islands, sea and ice shelves. A journey to the South Pole promises a land of extremes only the most adaptive travelers can handle.
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Two of the 17 species of penguins solely reside in the White Continent, the Emperor Penguins and the Adelie Penguins and like their regal name; these tuxedoed gentlemen rule the country with their goofy mating rituals and silly antics. With up to 250,000 of them gathering in one breeding area, there is no shortage of non-feathered friends to observe.