The Kerguelen Islands, commonly known as the Desolation Islands, are located 2,051 miles from the closest civilization in the southern Indian Ocean. A vast windy and barren landscape gives it an appearance of hell on Earth.
The island group is part of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands and is roughly the size of Delaware. Though there is no local habitation to speak of, the main island is routinely populated by between 40 and 110 scientists. It is covered by massive, active glaciers and stretches nearly 100 miles long. It’s also a volcanic hotbed with a height reaching 6,445 feet at the tallest peak.
The harsh climate and lack of wildlife doesn’t lend itself well to visitors, but those daring enough to make the trek are able to. The only way to reach the Desolation Islands is by boat. The islands are a French territory, and the only ship that travels there is the Marion Dufresne. The Dufresne is a research boat that brings supplies and transports crew to the islands four times a year. Tourists are able to book a cabin on the ship at the paltry price of roughly $18,000. The boat makes pit stops along many of the islands of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands, many more attractive than Kerguelen.
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Travel pros already know there’s an art to selecting the right clothes to withstand the demands of being on the road. From non-wrinkle shirts and dresses to creating a micro-capsule wardrobe that easily mixes and matches together, there’s a solution for every situation. But undergarments are often overlooked as a travel must-have. Not all undergarments are travel-ready and require the right style and material for effortless packing and wear. ExOfficio makes it easy with quick-drying, comfortable and lightweight material. You can even wash, wring, roll and hang your undergarments while on the road for quick-drying. Here’s the run-down on which ExOfficio undergarments to choose.
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