The Drake Passage

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What is the Drake Passage? The 500 miles between Cape Horn and Livingston Island (part of the Shetland Islands) is the shortest distance from Antarctica to another landmass. The powerful Antarctic Circumpolar Current squeezes water through this small gap towards the Scotia Sea and South Atlantic Ocean, and as you cross over to Antarctica, you’re […]

An Antarctic Journey

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Each different Antarctic Expedition is different, with the weather, wildlife, conditions and expedition members all playing a huge role in creating a successful and exciting adventure.  This Journey South had each unique element come together to create an epic adventure with amazing adventures each and every day .Typically we spend 2 1/2 days sailing each […]

Back in Ushuaia – prep for next passage south

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It’s very very busy the day we return to port in Ushuaia. We have to Get the current passengers ready to disembark Get their baggage off the ship Re-provision the ship with fresh supplies Meet the incoming staff and say goodbye to any offsigning staff. We (the staff) then get a few hours ashore before […]