Today we explored two of the most beautiful islands in the Falklands’ archipelago. West Point has a wonderful settlement and nice colonies of black-browed albatrosses and rockhopper penguins. Carcass has colonies of gentoo and Magellanic penguins. In Carcass, we also find the endemic and unique Cobb’s wren, which only inhabits rat-free islands. Plenty of other wildlife is found at these two wonderful sites. We had a wonderful teatime on Carcass.
Interestingly, West Point has a deep connection to Lindblad Expeditions, as some of the ashes of Lars Eric Lindblad are scattered in a beautiful corner of the garden in West Point. Enter the garden, pass the house, go through the trees, and you will find a secluded grassy area with an oval-shaped area full of beautiful plants. This is the location. Certainly, a wonderful place to be for eternity.
After wonderful wildlife sightings, cookies, winds, plants, and a spiritual connection to nature, we went ahead with our expedition.