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    Frozen splendor

    For those today who think there is nothing left to seek or nothing left untrammeled, Antarctica awaits -- serene, magnificent, empty, surreal and beautiful beyond words. And although the Seventh Continent is the world's most inaccessible, it is no longer a pipe dream for adventurers who place it high on their bucket lists. Pictured here, Quark Expeditions' 189-passenger Ocean Diamond. Photo by Lisa Maclean; posted July 1, 2014

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    The writer's 20-day journey included the Falkland Islands and South Georgia before landing on the continent. Photo by Lisa Maclean

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    Shore excursions are made twice a day via 12-passenger Zodiacs. Photo by Lisa Maclean

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    South Georgia is a standout for its massive numbers of king penguins.

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    Guest lecturer Jonathan Shackleton at the gravesite of his cousin Ernest Shackleton, the British explorer credited with one of the most astonishing rescue journeys in history.

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    Seals of all types are a common sight.

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    Zodiacs get up close and personal with chiseled icebergs, floating sculptures of outlandish sizes and eroded shapes.

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    Wandering albatrosses boast a 10-foot wingspan, the largest of any living bird.

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    Quark offers kayaking as an optional excursion. Antarctica's ethereal light lasted well into the evening,

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