Exploring the World with Experiential Travel Agency Pelorus

From private adventures in remote locations to Antarctic yacht expeditions

Whether the destination is the Arctic Circle or Eritrea, the Amazon River or the Kamchatka Peninsula, London-based experiential travel agency Pelorus assembles spectacular adventures for their international roster of clients. They’ve divided their slate of services into three separate lines (private adventures, yacht expeditions and special projects), each of which is run by a team of specialists. This expertise does more than allow guests to …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Inside Japan's KitKat factory, Hockney's $90 million painting, hidden continents and more

Tavares Strachan and SpaceX Send Art to Space On Monday, 19 November, SpaceX will send its Falcon 9 rocket into space. But, this time the launch will be adorned with a Tavares Strachan sculpture of Robert Henry Lawrence Jr, the first African-American NASA-trained astronaut. Sadly, Lawrence Jr never made it to space (he died in a jet crash in 1967) but, thanks to this collaboration, …

Gravity Images Reveal Lost Continents Under Antarctica

For four years, the European Space Agency’s Gravity field and Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) satellite accumulated data on Earth’s gravitational field. Now, scientists are using that information to best understand what lies beneath Antarctica’s ice sheets. Here, they’re learning that East and West Antarctica bear fundamental differences, including lithosphere thickness. Underneath the former, there are actually several similarities to the continent’s closest neighbors. Read more at VICE.