From El Calafate, Argentina, we started making preparations to visit a good friend we met on our trip from Africa who lives in Chile, named Ignacia. All that stood in our way was three buses, a border crossing, and a … Continue reading
Adam and I boarded a bus from Puerto Natales, Chile to El Calate, Argentina on a quick (by our new standards) four-hour bus ride. El Calafate was a really nice, touristy town with great restaurants. After being exhausted from hiking Torres del Paine … Continue reading
Heading north from Antarctica, we stopped in a town called Puerto Natales, a well known backpackers town for avid hikers of Torres del Paine- a national park encompassing mountains, a glacier, a lake, and lots of river in the extreme … Continue reading
After Yankee Harbor, the MV Ushuaia immediately headed north, back home. Even though it was time to say farewell to Antarctica, it left us with a couple more beautiful memories and surprise or two as well. There was one thing … Continue reading
We took this picture back at Angkor Wat in Cambodia… apparently they have a thing for growing four-leaf clovers. Hope everyone has a safe and fun St. Patrick’s Day!
Deception Island Adam: Ok, so today marks our final day of landings in Antarctica. It’s a good thing too, because I think we have run out of superlatives to describe everything. The landscapes we have experienced here have been probably … Continue reading
Port Lockroy Dana: Today we are going to visit Port Lockroy, a natural harbor on the Antarctic Peninsula of the British Antarctic Territory. One of the crew members came on the ship this morning to give us a little history … Continue reading