Drake’s End

Today started off as a bit colder than yesterday as we got closer to the Antarctic continent. The Southern Ocean is also now covered with a thick blanket of fog which makes it harder to see. We had a series of interesting lectures today on Ernest Shackelton’s adventures to Antarctica…

Continue reading

Crossing the Drake

Today we spent the day crossing the infamous Drake Passage, known for horrible weather and giant waves. The weather was amazing, call and clear – but getting colder – between 35-40 (f). We saw some beautiful sites today. Wandering Albatrosses were one of the highlights. These are huge birds with…

Continue reading