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A new year, a new country

On February 24, 2014 we start our next big trip… circumnavigating (mostly) South America.

We will spend 4 days in Buenos Aires, and sample some of the local scenery, food, and culture. 112 more words


Paying the "Drake Tax"

Monday, February 2, 2015

There’s a saying about the Drake Passage: there are three ways to make the crossing: you can sail on the Drake Lake; you can be thrown around in the Drake Shake; or you can pay the Drake Tax! 382 more words

Travel Generally

Land, ohoy!

Ok, another try to post something. I learned from Facebook that even I got an error message the posting went through (and actually for me it seemed that Facebook posting did not succeed either). 672 more words

Antarctica Cruice

Frosty the Iceberg!!

Photos by Alex Cornell of a rare overturned iceberg in Antartica via the Drake Passage. Plus a few more cool frosty pics from his collection. 6 more words


Photographer Alex Cornell Captures Rare Upside-Down Iceberg in Cierva Cove off Antarctica

Peta Pixel: When you think of icebergs, you probably think of those large white objects you see in movies and pictures. In rare situations, they can also be seen in a different form. 70 more words


Haiku, Rounding The Cape

“Roaring winds, large waves – and furious currents make – sailors take warning”

Roughing It

I’m not a nervous or anxious person. It takes a lot for me to feel anxiety. In planning my upcoming trip to Antarctica, I’ve been  reading daily on what to expect especially when crossing the Drake Passage. 304 more words