At Sea

Nov 10, 2017 - National Geographic Orion

Our first full day on board National Geographic Orion has been spent at sea, sailing toward the Falkland Islands. We have taken advantage of the fair weather and calm seas by spending time on deck watching the many seabirds following the ship. Seabirds weren’t our only companions, however, as later in the afternoon we had an exciting encounter with our first whale!

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Deirdre Mitchell


Deirdre grew exploring the mountains of her home country of Scotland and immersing herself in its history and culture. This love of the past led her to study for an MA in Scottish History at the University of St Andrews where she studied everything from the medieval history of Scotland to the art history of Europe! She then went on to gain an MLitt in Museum and Gallery Studies before spending a year as a Trainee Curator at the Museum of the University of St. Andrews. 

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