Antarctic Cruise – Day 4

Patagonia Sign

Punta Arenas, Chile Thank the stars, the sea calmed down early evening. The swells subsided, the patch kicked in and I began to feel better. I even got a good night’s sleep. In the morning we were in Punta Arenas in Chile. It’s famous for being a port where excursions to Antarctica depart from. It’s also a place I’ve been … Read More

Excerpt from the new travel book I’m writing

Patagonia – Chile: 2009 The highlight of the cruise was a four-hour journey in a small ice cutter through the iceberg-strewn waters of a fjord.  Because there were so few passengers, we all managed to squeeze onto the small ship.  The bow was narrow and sharply pointed and looked quite battered. Unlike most ships, ice cutters have reinforced hulls and … Read More