The World begins its Antarctica Journey

The infamous Drake Passage was unusually calm as we sailed south for Antarctica from Ushuaia, Argentina.

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The weather was very different on arrival at Deception Island for our first Antarctic landing…but our amazing crew was undaunted.

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The Lemaire Channel was one of the scenic highlights of the voyage.

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Neko harbor was the first landing site on the Antarctic continent and provided a rare hike up the snow fields and for some, the opportunity to slide down.

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But the real attraction of Antarctica is the wildlife…birds, penguins, seals and humpback whales.

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Posted by Daniel J.
January 6, 2016