Wildlife of Antarctica

Mammals like the Minke whale can be seen through out the day from the ship. Also coming close to the Zodiac without fear. The Humpback whale is also around in large numbers. getting very close at times. Close encounters with a humpback whale. checking out the people in the Zodiac. Humpback whale breaching as theContinue reading “Wildlife of Antarctica”

Antarctica: Ice and Snow Landscapes

Leaving Ushuaia, Argentina. It took the ship 2 days at sea to cross the Drake passage to the top of the Antarctic peninsula. Weather and sea where kind with only a 4 to 5 meter swell. Heading south to the Antarctic circle and the wonders of Icebergs and landscapes of ice and snow. Icebergs ofContinue reading “Antarctica: Ice and Snow Landscapes”