Weddell sea

By: Peer

Als iedereen zich weer heeft afgedroogd na het gebadder in het vulkanische as en water van Deception Island, gaat men de opbrengsten bekijken die gefilmd en gefotografeerd zijn. 

De laatste dag

By: Peer

De oversteek terug naar Ushuaia is begonnen. Nadat we in Antarctica Neko Harbour nog hebben bezocht, een prachtige baai met ook weer een gigantische gletsjer, maken we ons op voor de Drake op te gaan. Ik merk dat de mensen...

February 2017

Three Early Thoughts

By: Pete

Firstly, as a lifelong birdwatcher for the last 50 years plus, seeing my first albatross is rather like (was it the poet Keats?): "Then felt I like some watcher of the skies when a new planet swims into his ken"

Dankjewel! (Big Thanks)

By: Joram

The journey to Antartica was supposed to be the adventure of our lifetime. Having such modest expectations is usually not a good thing, since generally reality cannot meet up to such expectations. However, this trip with the...

Not like any other rock

By: Annukka

We are approaching Cape Horn, and wondering what is it that makes us so enthusiastic to see this rock. It is not the highest, most impressive mountain we ever saw; it does not have a snow-covered summit that rises above the...

Leaving Antarctica behind

By: Jordi

After crossing the Gerlache Strait under sail we ran into the shadow of Anvers and Brabant Islands and the wind died down. We tried to do some light wind sailing for a while, but eventually just before midnight we take all...

January 2017

The Queue

By: Charles Odinot

We learn a lot about animal behaviour from the guides at this trip. Specifics about the various species of penguins: what they eat, how long they feed their young, how long and deep they dive and a lot more that is handy to...