Probably the most unusual stamp your friends or family are likely to ever receive. Expect to be back home before your mail is though as the post goes via the Falklands whenever the next ship passes! Port Lockroy was a former British Antarctic research base until the 1960s and was then refurbished in the late nineties. It now operates as a fascinating museum and post office by the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust. The staff there also gathers data on the impact of human activity on the resident colony of nesting gentoo penguins in order to understand better this pristine environment. It is noted that this long-term project has not detected any adverse effects from the presence of tourist visitors on the island.
‘Greetings. this has turned out to be a paradise in so many ways....so a big thank you from us.
Wonderful support from your company over here....we were met at the airport (with flowers!!!!!) and introduced to our personal guide who is fabulous. Can't get over the attention to detail ....cool flannels, chilled water, fresh juice on arrival, bag full of thoughtful goodies for our trip, wonderful rooms with bathrooms bigger than our bedroom at home(!) and we were upgraded to a suite and as I write we are listening to tropical birdsong as we look out over the lagoon from our balcony. Wow!!!!!
I could go on but I'll spare you.
Thanks a million
Judy and Mike’
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