Photographic impressions from our travels…
Seabirds glide overhead as whales breach and penguins appear as fast moving black torpedos everywhere in the water.
Sailing into Paradise Bay in Antartica with mountains rising in the background and icebergs drift around us. Moving nearer the coast you see it rimmed with massive ice shelfs grounded in the water near the shore. Everything is blue and blue-white with touches of dark rock showing.
Ushuaia The Gateway to Antarctica Introduction Ushuaia is often referred to as the end of the world and is the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. It is recognized as the southernmost city in the world. Ushuaia is located in a wide bay on the southern coast of Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, boundedContinue reading “Ushuaia, Argentina’s Port of Call”
Occupying a land area about the size of the United States and Mexico combined, Antarctica is the highest, driest, coldest, windiest and brightest place on Earth. It is completely covered by a layer of ice that averages more than one mile thick, but is nearly three miles thick in some places. It is without questionContinue reading “Cruising To Antarctica”