At Sea. Cape Horn & The Beagle Channel

Jan 26, 2018 - National Geographic Explorer

On our final day on board the National Geographic Explorer, we continued our journey north, towards Ushuaia. We were accompanied along the way by a multitude of seabirds including black-browed albatross and giant petrels. As we neared land, the fair weather enabled us to sail past the infamous Cape Horn where we caught a glimpse of this historic coastline. In the evening, we finally drew our expedition to a close as we pulled in to the dock at Ushuaia—the end of a remarkable journey. 

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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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