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Glowing Gold Harbor

Located on the Southeast side of South Georgia with the Bertrab Glacier hanging over soaring cliffs, Gold Harbor is as beautiful as the metal, but not named for it. 369 more words

Out of the water

As I wrote in the previous post, penguins are not best adapted for life out of the water. fortunately for them, there are not much predators on land, only some skuas and giant petrels that might steal eggs or attack chicks. 114 more words


Penguins in Antarctica - with hilarious captions.

So I actually wrote the vast majority of this post after my first close encounter with Penguins in Antarctica, over a week ago. But data was prohibitively expensive there, so today I finally get to post it! 425 more words


Westpoint and Saunders Island Landings

Two days out of Ushuaia, Argentina enroute to the West Falkland weren’t spent sleeping, starting with 7:45 a.m. wake-up calls. The Marine animal specialist, Annie, did presentations on seals and whales while our ornithologist, Adrian, helped us identify birds of the Falklands and South Georgia Islands. 278 more words

We're here!

31st December 2016

Back to normal this morning, less the welcome/dreaded patch. Beautiful calm ocean, snow covered hills, and blue, blue sky as well as whales blowing quite near the ship, and even penguins on ice bergs greeted us this morning in Antarctica – and it’s New Years Eve. 1,240 more words


Local gang

These three penguins seemed to be part of a local gang. They clearly picked their home turf, an old rusty whaling ship at Foyn Harbour and were now hanging out overlooking their territory. 78 more words


Fuzzy Love Story

Gentoo Lynux Adams was born on April 1st 2005 into a hoarders home. I rescued him the very moment he was able to leave his mother. 888 more words