Category Archives: Antarctica

Mini-Spanky Strikes Again! Antarctica & Chile Edition

Back by popular demand, Mini-Spanky is back with some photos of his latest adventures to Antarctica, Patagonia, Wineries, and Deserts! Advertisements

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Antarctica Diary, Days 9 & 10: The Journey Home

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

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Antarctica Diary, Day 8: Deception Island and Yankee Harbor

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

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Antarctica Diary, Day 7, Part 2: Port Lockroy, Port Charcot, and Iceberg Alley

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

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Antarctica Diary, Day 7, Part 1: Lemaire Channel, “The Kodak Gap”

Adam: Waking up today, we got a big surprise. Sun! That’s right, the ominous clouds of the past few days have lifted and it feels like a totally new landscape. Today consisted of two excursions and a special location that … Continue reading

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Antarctica Diary, Day 6: Cuverville Island and Neko Harbor

Cuverville Island Dana, early am: I woke up and headed into the dining room for my usual (at least for the past 5 days) delicious breakfast of oatmeal, brown sugar, walnuts and raisins. Through all the months of traveling this … Continue reading

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Antarctica Diary, Day 5: Wilhelmina Bay and Danco Island

Day 5 Adam, early am: We woke up this morning to the only bad news we could possibly hear….. a landing cancellation! Due to rough waters around the island we were scheduled to visit, our morning trip had to be … Continue reading

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