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Feb 10, 2011 - Waterworld and the Seventh Continent

Near Booth Island 9 Feb 2011 – Midnight in Antarctica Whatever words I come up with tonight cannot possibly convey the overwhelming sense of wonder that we all felt as today unfolded. To be here in this inhospitable, beautiful, delightful and challenging place is truly the last adventure left to ordinary people. There are many places in the world that we have been or still hope to visit but none, surely, can touch the senses in the way Antarctica did for us today. When we woke, we were cruising along the Errera Channel at the Southern end...

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Nov 11, 2010 - Boat Day 6

it was snowing today but clear enough to do a zodiac landing at Port Lockroy to see the British Antarctic Post that was originally built in 1944 and restored in 1996. with a quick hop over Goudier Island for the Gentoo Penguin colony. it was fun touring the old post and seeing the old relics. Goudier Island was full of penguins, old whale bones, and we were also able to see a crabeater seal in the water. With the slushy snow we were soaked by the time we made it back to the ship. after lunch, we did a zodiac landing at Neko Harbour for our...

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Nov 21, 2009 - Antarctica Trip - Day 5

Today has been amazing! Probably one of the best days in our entire lives! We’re currently in the Gerlache Strait between the Antarctic Peninsula and the outlying islands. We woke up close to eight o’clock and headed to breakfast in the main dining room. It is in the rear of the ship and has amazing views. You almost get a 360 degree view of the surroundings wherever you sit in there. The sun was shining through the windows and we were hoping it was going to be a beautiful day. The breakfast onboard is very generous. There’s great variety...

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