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Day 19 and 20 - The Drake Passage to Buenos Aires

November 15, 2015 - After getting out of the waterproof and thermal gear following our final landing on Antarctica (and the trip), we headed...
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Day 17 - Livingston Island and the Aitcho Island Group, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica

October 03, 2015 - Our second morning on the Antarctic Peninsula and our second-to-last day of the Antarctic leg of the trip. It was sort o...
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Day 16 - Gourdin Island, Antarctic Sound

September 01, 2015 - The "Café" on Deck 5-Aft was occupied with the usual nutters in yours truly and Damian Caniglia just prior to sunrise. T...
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Days 13 to 15 - Retracing Shackleton's steps to Elephant Island, Antarctica

August 20, 2015 - It's been quite a while since I updated the blog. It has been a busy few of months for me, for many reasons. One of the...
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Day 12 - Moltke Harbour and Drygalski Fjord

April 15, 2015 - The morning of the 12th day of the trip was rougher than normal. This was evidenced by the appearance of sick bags on th...
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Day 11 Saint Andrew's Bay, South Georgia

March 30, 2015 - I am an emotional being. I wear my heart on my sleeve more often than I should, or at least I used to do that. The trip...
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Day 11 - Godthul Bay, South Georgia

March 15, 2015 - I woke early, as normal, a bit more refreshed than the day before. An early night after a relatively calm day (emotional...
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Day 10 Grytvikan, South Georgia

March 11, 2015 - After the mind-blowing experience that was Stromness, we steamed onwards for a few hours and headed towards Grytvikan an...
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Day 10 - Stromness & Leith Whaling Stations, South Georgia

February 25, 2015 - The alarm went off at the usual non-holiday hour and I groggily dragged myself up the bar for a coffee, a biscuit (or th...
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Day 9 - On Salisbury Plain...there were penguins

February 18, 2015 - After lunch, or rather two lunches (buffets, the enemy of all waistlines), we headed towards a place made famous by one...
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Day 9 - Elsehul Bay, South Georgia

February 09, 2015 - I slept fitfully the night before the dawn of the first day on South Georgia. The island evokes a land of wonder and awe...
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Day 8 - Thar' she blows!!..and the Shag Rocks

February 08, 2015 - Another dawn, another coffee, more biscuits and more seabirds, albeit a bit quieter than the day before. A full day stea...
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Day 7 - on the Southern Ocean heading to South Georgia

February 01, 2015 - Dawn broke under a low cloud, with some fog and drizzle surrounding the ship. Not ideal weather conditions for photograp...
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Days 3 and 4 - All At Sea

January 19, 2015 - On the third day I woke early, had breakfast, paid my bill at the B&B and headed off in a cab. I was meeting up with Jim...
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