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March 10, 2014

Pitching and rolling
I watched the sun rise over
the South Atlantic.

Haiku

Almirante Brown: An Englishman in Argentina

This was to be our last morning on land. I was filled with trepidation.

This would be my goodbye to this fragile wilderness and hello to my fragile health. 511 more words

My Travels

Ushuaia and Crossing The Drake Passage

I have finally managed to do it; after being dragged from clubs an hour before my flight, passing out in check-in lines, falling asleep at gates, being told over intercoms that the plane will leave without me if I’m not on it in 2 minutes… 731 more words

Antarctica

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 Earthquake hits the Fox Islands in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska.

5.3 Earthquake hits the Drake Passage.

Earthquakes

Drake Passage Vol II: The Drake Quake

Location: (as of 10AM ship time)  and heading due north. A couple hundred miles east of the Falklands.

Today was another rough day at sea. We sailed through most of the Drake Passage overnight, but still had some more sea to cover before we were in the clear. 109 more words

Cruise

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.2 Earthquake hits the Alaska Peninsula.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Drake Passage.

Earthquakes

Elephant Island, Antarctica

Location: Elephant Island, Antarctica

“It looks like the entire ship started drinking early this morning” – Hand Sanitizer Guy at the Oceanview Cafe, 9:00 AM Feb 25… 506 more words

Cruise