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Beagle Channel and Ushuaia, Argentina

The shelter of the Beagle Channel was a welcome change from the stormy seas that we had been sailing through in the last three days. Suddenly, we all became experts in...

Mar 23, 2014National Geographic Explorer in Antarctica

 

Approaching South America

The Southern Ocean and Scotia Sea are well known for the winds and seas that define their character. Two sayings from the days of sail and whaling are “the roari...

Mar 22, 2014National Geographic Explorer in Antarctica

 

Scotia Sea

We continued our journey through the Scotia Sea towards the Falkland Islands. Winter is surely coming to the Southern Ocean with all the low pressure systems sweeping...

Mar 21, 2014National Geographic Explorer in Antarctica

 

Scotia Sea and South Atlantic Ocean

Right on cue the weather steadily worsened during the night. By sunrise we were in a Beaufort 7 to 8, the winds a steady 30 to 35 knots and the sizeable swells coming...

Mar 20, 2014National Geographic Explorer in Antarctica

 

Prion Island, South Georgia

As the island of South Georgia fades over the horizon to our stern we are being escorted west by her feathered memory. Appropriate, as our final day on this remarkable...

Mar 19, 2014National Geographic Explorer in Antarctica

 

Jason Harbor & Grytviken, South Georgia

Report from “Scotty” the fur seal puppy:

It was windy and cold outside but we were out playing with...

Mar 18, 2014National Geographic Explorer in Antarctica

 

Gold Harbour and Ocean Harbour, South Georgia

 All the ingredients were there: gentle weather with just a few clouds, a beach open to the east awaiting the dawn light, a stunning backdrop of rock and ice, ten...

Mar 17, 2014National Geographic Explorer in Antarctica

 

Hercules Bay and Stromness, South Georgia

Today we started off with a Zodiac cruise in Hercules Bay. On blue-green water amongst the kelp, we were greeted with...

Mar 16, 2014National Geographic Explorer in Antarctica

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