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South America » South Georgia
February 15th 2018
Published: February 17th 2018
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“Above all else we wish that the name of South Georgia will forever represent an icy paradise, a place where nature is still mostly robust and the way of life of millions of birds ,and seals goes on almost unaltered by the peripheral presence of humans. A clean, pure spring of icy water in our collective consciousness, a soothing, refreshing balm amid the upheavals wrought upon the earth. A spec... Read Full Entry



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18th February 2018

My favorite quote about weather comes from Norway...
"There is no bad weather; only bad clothing choices."
18th February 2018

Nice Quote
Poor clothing indeed! I have learned that if it is not made of rubber it is not waterproof... Or so it would seem. Thanks for following along.
18th February 2018

Rainbow
Loving that last photo!
18th February 2018

A Splash of Colour
Rainbows are awesome. I love the sky when it's full of colour.
19th February 2018
Fur Seal

South Georgia
When John Milton wrote "Paradise Lost" he obviously had not ventured to South Georgia, Dave...had not been washing machined and hung out to dry riding the wild storms of the Southern Atlantic like you. 'Cos if he had been as brave or mad as you he would have renamed his poem...and put some of your stunning pics to enjoy it by.
20th February 2018
Fur Seal

Paradise Found
I think John Milton would have titled his book 'Paradise Found' if he'd been to SG. A truly epic wildlife spectacle! We definitely had our share of rough sea days on this voyage though.
22nd February 2018

Fluctuating Equilibrium
Once again and outstanding blog. Thanks for taking us along. As you say mother nature can be brutal. Love all the photos!
24th February 2018

Totally brutal
Blood and guts, bones and feathers are scattered all over the beaches and carcasses are floating in the sea. It is not slim pickings in South Georgia. There are not enough scavengers to clean up. Amazing scenes and smells! Thanks again for coming along.
22nd February 2018
Waiting at St Andrew's

Nice one
What a great place to wait!
24th February 2018
Waiting at St Andrew's

Waiting has its merits
Just tootling around the shoreline as I waited to shuttle folks back to the ship. It was such a nice day, no body wanted a ride. Great! I could've hung around all day.
22nd February 2018
10 Metre Swell

Wow
Hold on tight
24th February 2018
10 Metre Swell

I was holding very tight
There is a reason why rollercoasters only last a few minutes. It was quite the storm!
22nd February 2018
King Penguins

Fine friends
Fantastic!
24th February 2018
King Penguins

Love the Kings
I love being around king penguins. They are the stars of the show in these parts.

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