Cemetery in South Georgia

Whalers’ Cemetery

Whalers’ Cemetery

Shackleton’s grave is the highlight of the whalers’ cemetery at Grytviken. ‘The Boss’ is buried at the left rear of the graveyard. On the back of the granite headstone (engraved with the nine-pointed star that...

Museum in South Georgia

South Georgia Museum

When entering this wonderful museum, be sure to look up to see the wandering albatross mounted overhead. Unless you’re a scientist, this is the closest you’ll come to one of these magnificent birds, and their...

Church in South Georgia

Whalers’ Church

The restored Whalers’ Church, consecrated on Christmas Day, 1913, is a typical Norwegian church. Indeed, it was originally erected in Strømmen before being dismantled and shipped here. Inside are memorials to...