Antarctic Cruise – Day 9

Elephant Island Yesterday we experienced the one day in a hundred when the weather in this part of the planet is perfect. Today we got to see more typical summer weather in Antarctica. Early morning was clear and bright, then clouds and fog rolled in. Later there was rain and snow and biting winds. Landmasses played peekaboo in the fog, … Read More

Antarctic Cruise – Day 2

First day in open seas Today we are heading from Montevideo Uruguay to Puerto Madrone Argentina. A full day at sea. I’ve spent a lot of time watching the ocean, which has been getting progressively rougher. A couple of times I’ve had to grab for a railing to maintain my balance. Also there are mysterious creaks and groans. There are … Read More