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January 25th 2014
Published: February 2nd 2014
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Hello from the bottom of the world! This trip was my third voyage to the icy realms of Antarctica and it was yet another amazing trip… I fail to see how anyone could ever be disappointed with a trip down here… It’s an amazing place! Even the adventure of just getting to Antarctica is incredible. Crossing the dreaded Drake Passage, one of the world’s most turbulent and stormiest stretches o... Read Full Entry



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Antarctic Hare GrassAntarctic Hare Grass
Antarctic Hare Grass

One of only two vascular plant species in Antarctica
Humpbacks Humpbacks
Humpbacks

10 m from the ship!
IcebergIceberg
Iceberg

Cierva Cove
The ArgentinesThe Argentines
The Argentines

Near Base Primavera
More IcebergsMore Icebergs
More Icebergs

Cierva Cove
Bergy bitsBergy bits
Bergy bits

90% of the ice is below the water level
Whale fingerWhale finger
Whale finger

The imense flippers of whales have giant hand bones just like ours
Sitting on the beachSitting on the beach
Sitting on the beach

Mikkelsen Island



2nd February 2014

Palmer Station
When I worked in Antarctica I was at McMurdo Station. I never made it to Palmer Station. The photos are lovely. Keep these wonderful blogs coming. We want to share in your experiences.

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