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An Antarctic Adventure: Gold and Ocean Harbours - King Penguins - Day 11

8 December Friday

We were slowed this morning by the need to diligently apply the scrubbing brushes to our boots as part of the mandatory South Georgia and Sandwich Islands Government’s biosecurity protocol. 1,955 more words


Otago Peninsula, New Zealand

After our snowy adventure in Mt Cook, we made the long drive to Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula. We spent one of my favorite days of our New Zealand trip in Otago seeing yellow-eyed penguins! 652 more words

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Penguins Trade Up To Claim Two In Second Round Of Draft

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(KDKA) – After the Pittsburgh Penguins drafted 5-foot-10, 178-pound right-handed defenseman Calen Addison was their first pick in the draft on Saturday – pick 53 – they made a trade to get Swedish forward Filip Hallander with the 58th overall pick. 277 more words


Trade Action Slow On First Night Of NHL Draft

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DALLAS (AP) — Rasmus Dahlin went first overall to the Buffalo Sabres, Commissioner Gary Bettman was booed relentlessly by the crowd all night and trade chatter didn’t amount to a whole lot of movement. 762 more words


An Antarctic Adventure: Drygalski Fjord and an intro to South Georgia - Day 10

7 December Thursday

Our entrance into Drygalski Fjord reminded me of an equally soggy fjord cruise in New Zealand – on Milford Sound. Admittedly this one was (much) colder, wetter and rougher. 773 more words


Day 6: Santiago, Chinese Hat and Bartolome

Accommodations: Samba

Our sixth day in the Galapagos was one of heightened anticipation and excitement. When traveling here, you become almost intimately familiar with the native animals and every day is one of adventure as you never fully know what you’ll see next…more to come on that. 401 more words