Drake Passage
  • Daily Expedition Reports
  • 21 Nov 2021

Drake Passage, 11/21/2021, National Geographic Explorer

  • Aboard the National Geographic Explorer
  • Antarctica

Our voyage began in tumultuous seas, but by morning, the famed Drake Passage had calmed, settling into seas that rolled rather than rocking our hull. It is difficult to think of a more appropriate start than this. As we sail towards a land that at first glance seems harsh and unforgiving, but may reward adventurers with fortitude. Here now among the albatross and petrels, we find ourselves beyond the scope of civilization. What better place to be?

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