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A Day In Our Life
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Getting to our 7th continent


Extremely wrong, but funny map from the 1519

Fri Dec 8, 2000
Ushuaia, Argentina


The prison turned museum

Fri Dec 8, 2000
Ushuaia, Argentina


Tom, the convict

Fri Dec 8, 2000
Ushuaia, Argentina


The Molchanov before departure

Sat Dec 9, 2000
Ushuaia, Argentina


The stern of the Molchanov in front of Ushuaia

Fri Jan 1, 1999
Ushuaia, Argentina


Cheerers send us off

Fri Jan 1, 1999
Ushuaia, Argentina


The sun on an island in the Beagle Channel

Fri Jan 1, 1999
Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego


Sun hidden behind clouds on the Beagle

Fri Jan 1, 1999
Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego


Anchor chains on the Molchanov

Fri Jan 1, 1999
Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego


Sun on mountains in the Beagle Channel

Fri Jan 1, 1999
Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego


Us in the life boat during the drill

Fri Jan 1, 1999
Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego


Dropping off the pilot at 11pm

Fri Jan 1, 1999
Near the end of the Beagle Channel, Antarctic Ocean


Al, Peter, and Matt preparing the kayaks

Sat Dec 9, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


Five fin whales!

Sun Dec 10, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


Fin of the fin whale

Sun Dec 10, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


A blow while another surfaces

Sun Dec 10, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


Two fin whales showing off

Sun Dec 10, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


They got really close to the boat

Sun Dec 10, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


More fin whales

Sun Dec 10, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


They kept surfacing

Sun Dec 10, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


Cape petrels flying around the boat

Sun Dec 10, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


Two fin whales

Sun Dec 10, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


Big blow

Sun Dec 10, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


Tom adjusts his rudder

Sun Dec 10, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


Tom checks the foot pedals

Sun Dec 10, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


Gathering in the bar

Sun Dec 10, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


Our expedition leader Peter

Sun Dec 10, 2000
Drake Passage, Antarctic Ocean


Louisa peeks over the binoculars

Fri Dec 15, 2000

The snowy tip of the Antarctic Peninsula falls into the sea

Fri Dec 15, 2000

The Japanese film crew gets us steaming through the brash ice

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Folks take pictures of a sculpted iceberg we pass near

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Large sea ice floes - the one ahead is the size of a big conference room

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Looking down at the bow as we crash into the 1-2m thick floe

Fri Dec 15, 2000

The ship breaks off refrigerator-sized chunks of ice

Fri Dec 15, 2000

The ice floes are at least 1m thick

Fri Dec 15, 2000

The ship goes over some, pushes others aside

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Looking back at the floes we've crashed through

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Looking down again, at the crack we've made

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Admiring a huge tabular berg broken from the Weddell ice shelf

Fri Dec 15, 2000

The berg seems to go on for miles

Fri Dec 15, 2000

You can see the striations of years of snowfall, and the cracks as it melts

Fri Dec 15, 2000

A huge berg slopes down to the sea

Fri Dec 15, 2000

The windswept and snow-covered Antarctic Peninsula

Fri Dec 15, 2000

A huge berg floats in front of the peninsula

Fri Dec 15, 2000

More giant bergs float in the Weddell Sea

Fri Dec 15, 2000

An incredibly symmetric wedge-shaped berg

Fri Dec 15, 2000

We cruised around the wedge-shaped berg

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Looking up the slope of the berg

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Orcas blowing and surfacing

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Two of the orcas surfaced near the boat!

Fri Dec 15, 2000

An orca fin breaks the water

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Looking back at the wedge-shaped berg

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Spray comes over the bow, in 4-6m seas

Sat Dec 16, 2000

The seawater flows into the scuppers

Sat Dec 16, 2000

The spray reaches as high as the bridge windshield, on level 5!

Sat Dec 16, 2000

We crash through another wave

Sat Dec 16, 2000

Disembarking in Ushuaia

Mon Dec 18, 2000

Tom and Peter singing in the airport

Tue Dec 19, 2000

We made it home for Christmas!

Fri Dec 22, 2000
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