Antarctic Sound is a body of water about 30 miles (50 km) long and from 7 to 12 miles (11 to 19 km) wide, separating the Joinville Island group from the northeast end of the Antarctic Peninsula. The sound was named by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition under Otto Nordenskiöld for the expedition ship Antarctic which in 1902, under the command of Carl Anton Larsen, was the first vessel to navigate it.
Πώς είναι να ταξιδεύεις στην άκρη του κόσμου; Ζήστε αυτή την εμπειρία με μία κρουαζιέρα στο Cape Horn. Βρίσκεται στο νοτιότερο άκρο της Νότιας Αμερικής στο αρχιπέλαγος Tierra del Fuego. Το Cape Horn είναι το μέρος όπου συναντώνται ο Ατλαντικός και ο Ειρηνικός Ωκεανός. Ανακαλύψτε αυτήν την απομακρυσμένη περιοχή του κόσμου ενώ βρίσκεστε σε μια κρουαζιέρα που πλέει στη μαγευτική Παταγονία της Νότιας Αμερικής και θαυμάστε τα χιονισμένα βουνά, τις αστραφτερές λίμνες, τους πανύψηλους παγετώνες και τα ασυναγώνιστα τοπία σε ένα αξέχαστο ταξίδι σε μια από τις μακρινές γωνιές του πλανήτη.
The Drake Passasge is famous for being the site of some of the roughest and most unforgiving waters of the world,also among the world's coldest as they are part of the Antarctic Circumpolar current.The only islands at the latitudes of the Drake Passage are the South Sandwich Islands in the South Atlantic and the South Macquerie Islands south of New Zealand.
Puerto Williams is a unique and off-the-beaten-path destination that offers a glimpse into the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the southernmost part of South America.
Puerto Williams is a small town located on the southern shore of Navarino Island in Chile, near the southernmost tip of South America. It is the southernmost town in the world and serves as the main port of entry to Cape Horn and the Drake Passage.
Puerto Williams is known for its stunning natural beauty, with snow-capped mountains, glaciers, and fjords surrounding the town. It is also a popular destination for outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, and birdwatching.
Visitors to Puerto Williams can explore the town's charming streets and learn about its history and culture, as well as take advantage of the many outdoor activities available in the area. The town is also home to several museums and cultural centers that offer insight into the indigenous culture and history of the region.
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As the inaugural ship for Silversea Cruises, Silver Cloud epitomises everything that is Silversea. Designed to provide the most intimate of sailing experiences, a Silver Cloud cruise provides 296 privileged guests with the luxury of space and the ability to slip into exotic ports off the beaten path. Our shining luxury cruise ship is often described by returning guests as their own private yacht, their home away from home.
|Guests||240 in Polar water|
|Length||514.14 Feet / 156.7 Metres|
|Width||70.62 Feet / 21.5 Metres|
Let us take you on a personal journey of discovery. Amid the tranquillity of the sea and the exuberance of distant lands, we will arouse your curiosity and seduce your senses. We will stimulate your imagination and spark new insights. Our aim is to create experiences that will enrich your life for years to come. From the moment you step onboard to the time you say "Arrivederci", our Italian sense of style will shine. The ebullience of our hospitality, the genuine warmth of our service and our evident appreciation of the finer things in life are genial qualities of our founders and owners. They are the principles on which Silversea were founded.
Small is beautiful and bountiful. With fewer guests and a high staff to guest ratio, we can tailor our unobtrusive service to individual needs. And you can join a select on board community of travellers with similar aspirations. The intimate ambience on our shιps has parallels with the atmosphere of a refined club. We are happy to sail against the tide. While most cruise lines build larger and ever-larger ships, we prefer to stay small. In this way we can preserve the special Silversea experience our guests have come to expect ... the intimate ambience, personal service and access to more intriguing secluded ports.
SMALLER GETS YOU CLOSER
Our small ships are agile enough to visit more remote, lesser-known ports and to bring you closer to some of the world's greatest destinations. They can sail up narrow waterways into the heart of a city, they can navigate around tiny islands and they can tie up right at the dock while others must anchor offshore. In the world of upscale cruising, less is more... considerably more, as our seven small ships offer infinite opportunities across all seven continents.
SILVERSEA CLASSIC FLEET
Silver Cloud - 296 Guests Resembling a private yacht, Silver Cloud sets the standard of excellence as the inaugural ship. Recently refurbished in 2012, she provides the most intimate sailing experiences, the luxury of space and the ability to slip into exotic ports off the beaten path.
Silvel Wind - 296 Guests Embraces Silversea's most lauded features ... fewer guests, more space and highly personalised service. One of the most intimate ships, afloat, she is still large enough to offer multiple entertainment venues, plenty of room on deck and a spacious spa.
Silver Shadow - 382 Guests takes award-winning, all-suite luxury to the next level while maintaining Silversea's genuine hospitality and intimate, elegant ambience. This ship features one of the highest space-to-guest ratios in cruising.
Silver Whisper - 382 Guests Maintaining an intimate ambience offers many amenities usually found only on larger ships. She reinforces Silversea's reputation for combining small-ship service with a choice of wide-ranging facilities.
Silver Spirit - 540 Guests combines our distinctive luxuries and celebrated lifestyle with new enhancements, including six dining venues, an expansive 8,300 square foot spa, a resort-style pool, four whirlpools, and the largest suites in the Silversea fleet - 95% with private verandas.
SILVERSEA EXPEDITION FLEET
Silver Explorer - 132 Guests Designed for navigating waters in some of the world's most remote destinations, including both polar regions, our purpose-built expedition ship can push through ice floes with ease. She offers a level of luxury and service unmatched in expeditiong cruising.
NEW Silver Galapagos - 100 Guests With a proven skill for navigating the waterways throughout the Galapagos Islands, the newest addition to our fleet is naturally suited for in-depth explorations of this spectacular region. Rest assured, she offers Silversea's intimacy and elefgant sophistication.