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Feb 8, 2015 - St Andrew's Bay

Sunday, February 8 Day 12 St. Andrew’s Bay This was another early morning, 4 am wake up for our zodiac landing at St. Andrew’s Bay. The sky was clear, and the sun rose golden on the horizon. We were there to see the King Penguin colony and took a leisurely walk along the two-mile beach. The King Penguins were everywhere, carrying out their business without paying us any attention. They filled the beach, and they lined a little pool where they were reflected in the still waters. Lots of Oakum Boys were huddled around. We made our way up a...

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Feb 7, 2015 - King Haakon Bay: Piggotty Bluff & Cape Rosa

Saturday, February 7 Day 11 King Haakon Bay: Peggotty Bluff & Cape Rosa We woke up to stormy, rainy weather and prepared ourselves for the worst. This was a Shackelton day, where we would visit Cape Rosa, where he and his five crew first touched land after 16 days on the Scotia Sea. After making repairs to their boat, The James Caird, they sailed farther into Haakon Bay and made camp at Peggotty Bluff. From there, Shackelton took two men, Worsley and Crean, to hike across the unexplored mountains of South Georgia in search of one of the...

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