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The southernmost area reached on our trip

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Yesterday’s excitement of traversing the Lemaire Channel and the visit  to the Ukrainian Station of Vernadsky, ended up with an enjoyable night  at anchor. As hours passed by, the clear skies became overcast...

Another good day in Antarctica

By: Jordi Plana Morales

With the Europa sailing off Deception Island through the Neptune’s  bellows, we say goodbye to a great day in the volcanic island and with  that also to the South Shetland Islands. There we explored...

South Shetland Islands - Deception Island

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Leaving Yankee Harbour after midnight, soon we found ourselves facing  strong winds on our way to Deception Island. Although the forecast was  more benevolent, cold air shooting down Livingston Island glaciers...

South Shetland Islands

By: Jordi Plana Morales

13th February 2018  South Shetland Islands. Landings at FORT POINT and YANKEE HARBOUR Heaving anchor at about 06:00h in the morning, Europa motors the short way from her anchorage at Barrientos Island towards Fort...

February 2018

Lemaire Channel

By: Jordi Plana Morales

The good weather we had during last night turned into fog early this  morning. At 06:00, as planned, but with very low visibility, we were  ready to pass the narrow gap at Eclipse Point, sort of the bark...

Calming winds

By: Jordi Plana Morales

12th February 2018  CALMING WINDS AND EASING SEA CONDITIONS ON OUR ARRIVAL DAY TO SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS The decreasing speed attained during last night and early morning, reaching just about 5kn, didn’t...