At Sea towards the Falkland Islands

Nov 07, 2019 - National Geographic Explorer


Our two-and-a-half-day journey back from South Georgia helped put everything we experienced over the past week into perspective. Dedicating what seems like an eternity at sea just to get to a destination is not a common occurrence in modern times where everything needs to happen “right now.” So fantastic and remote is the place we just visited that it deserves this extra time to force us to reflect—on our visit, how incredibly lucky we were to experience it in some unexpected weather, and just how lucky we are in general.  

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Santiago Imberti

Naturalist

An ornithologist, photographer, fisherman, climber, and writer, Santiago Imberti was born and raised in southern Patagonia, Argentina. He obtained a degree in tourism and later in ornithology, which allowed him to combine his love for nature and the outdoors with his work as a birdwatcher, naturalist, fly fishing, and mountain guide. He has been guiding trips in Patagonia, the Antarctic, and Arctic for some 25 years.

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