Jarlshof: 4000 years of Scottish history
Why do whales jump? Why don’t the Indian and Atlantic Oceans merge together? Where do the northern lights come from? Because travelling awakens our senses and arouses our curiosity, here to whet your appetite are a few anecdotes & assorted experiences captured in images… More than enough to astonish, entertain and educate you.
Take a closer look at one of nature’s geometric wonders
An outstanding marine ecosystem
A turquoise oasis surrounded by volcanoes
A taste of Japanese culture
The mysterious Peruvian geoglyphs
The zephyr, mistral, sirocco, autan… All conjuring to mind the image of bodies braced against the gale and hands straining to keep hats on heads. Other winds sweep over the Southern Ocean, known as the Roaring 40s, Furious 50s and Screaming 60s. To find out more, let us set sail for a voyage deep into the Southern Hemisphere
Measuring between 1.8 and 3 metres and weighing 350 to 680 kilos, the polar bear‘s characteristic white colouring is owed to the translucent and hollow hairs of its fur which reflect the sunlight off of the sea ice.
We often talk about pirates and privateers without really knowing what distinguishes them.
Point Nemo… has nothing to do with a landmark for clownfish! It is the scientific term for the “oceanic pole of inaccessibility”, i.e. the place in the ocean that is furthest from emerged land. This location in the South Pacific, with no one in any direction within an area of 22 million km2, still has mysteries to reveal…
Auks or penguins: how to tell them apart every time!
During the 11th century AD, Chichén Itzá was a powerful Mayan, then Toltec city.
A sundog is an atmospheric optical phenomenon often observed in polar regions.
An aurora is solar wind colliding with the Earth’s magnetic field.
25,000, that’s the number of kilometres travelled by a humpback whale in one year.