Posts Tagged ‘Antarctica’

Antartica: the continent at last


14 Feb 2004 9:25 pm

The day was overcast as the Ushuaia sailed into a bay with many HUGE icebergs, several much bigger than our ship. The day was overcast and the feeling mysterious. The ice glowed in so amaizing shades of turquiose and blue. Across the bay gigantic blue glaciers met the water. Such a volume of snow and […]

Antartica: Half Moon Island


13 Feb 2004 8:33 pm

Chinstrap Penguins Half Moon island is one of the South Shetland Islands which we visited today, Day 5. Upon landing we were all elated with the hundreds of completely adorable Chinstrap penguins we met. There really is nothing cuter than watching these little guys leap out of the cold sea and waddle up discouraging hills, […]