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Vernadsky at last

By: Beth Hitchcock

This morning started in a more leisurely manner with extended breakfast from 0700 to 0900. Again , something scrumptious and new from the galley - a sweet roll of deliciousness filled with banana and dusted with...

February 2024

Graham Passage

By: Laura Grange

  Graham Passage/ Foyn Harbour & the Governonen (Enterprise Island)/ Orne Harbour (FjordPhyto Citizen Science Project)/ Danco Island An early morning wake-up call alerted all onboard to the exciting news...

Icebergs for Breakfast

By: Beth Hitchcock

We woke this morning to a bright dawn and a sea full of icebergs, glowing blue and white in the sunlight. Soon after breakfast, the first land was sighted: we had arrived in the South Shetland Islands, and our crossing of the...

February 2024

Drake day 1

By: Beth Hitchcock

In the early hours of the morning, the wind continued to die to a stable 10 knots calling for us to stop wallowing around at 2.5 knots and make use of the engines. The crew and voyage crew worked together to coordinate the...

January 2024

Jougla Point, Wienke Island

By: Jordi Plana Morales

The weather change announced yesterday by a passing front and reflected in the forecast has reached the area.  Still in calm conditions though under some snow showers sweeping over the Butler Passage, late last...

January 2024
January 2024

Graham Passage

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Antarctica. Gerlache Strait.    Graham Passage. Enterprise Island/Gouvernoren Harbour. Wilhelmina Bay. One Harbour and Danco Island. It was in 1915 when the 5459 gross tons Gouvernøren caught...

Gerlache Strait

By: Jordi Plana Morales

Trinity/Spert Islands and Cierva Cove   As we sailed on, icebergs hunched in the water like a hierarchy of Chinese pagodas, Etruscan palaces, grain elevators, Boeing aircraft hangars, and alpine peaks. Some had...

January 2024