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Antarctica!
160 pictures

Antarctica - There and Back
59 pictures

Europe
25 pictures

Nepal - Annapurna
118 pictures

Nepal - Manaslu
171 pictures

Nepal - Kathmandu
68 pictures

India - Jodhpur
46 pictures

India - Udaipur and the Devi Garh
51 pictures

India - Ranthambore and Jaipur
46 pictures

India - Agra
41 pictures

India - Delhi
27 pictures

Australia - Driving the south
42 pictures

Australia - Around Sydney
43 pictures

Australia - 2000 Olympics
51 pictures

Australia - Great Barrier Reef
23 pictures

Bali, Indonesia
47 pictures

Cambodia
116 pictures

Vietnam - Can Tho and Saigon
54 pictures

Vietnam - Central
36 pictures

Vietnam - Ha Long Bay
18 pictures

Vietnam - Hill Tribes
71 pictures

Vietnam - Hanoi
25 pictures

Laos
87 pictures

Bangkok
43 pictures

China - Wuhan and Shanghai
28 pictures

China - Cruising the Yangtze
99 pictures

China - Beijing
88 pictures

Egypt - Abu Simbel and Cairo
49 pictures

Egypt - Cruising the Nile
65 pictures

Egypt - Luxor
67 pictures

Egypt - Diving and Touring
16 pictures

Jordan - Petra
69 pictures

Israel
33 pictures

Norway
56 pictures

USA - Home for Kira's wedding
3 pictures

Ecuador - Quito and surroundings
50 pictures

Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
85 pictures

Ecuador - Amazon Jungle
44 pictures

Peru - Machu Picchu
70 pictures

Peru - Cusco & Sacred Valley
50 pictures

Bolivia
10 pictures

South Africa - Blyde River Canyon
14 pictures

Zimbabwe - Victoria Falls
67 pictures

South Africa - Cape Town & surroundings
33 pictures

South Africa - Motorcycle trip
83 pictures

Argentina - Around Iguazu
30 pictures

Argentina - Iguazu Falls
82 pictures

Argentina - Buenos Aires
11 pictures

Argentina - Bariloche area
38 pictures

Chile - Lake Region
45 pictures

Chile - Pucon area
24 pictures

Argentina - El Calafate & El Chalten
58 pictures

Chile - Torres del Paine
67 pictures

Argentina - Ushuaia & Tierra del Fuego
60 pictures

Chile - Santiago & Punta Arenas
21 pictures

Rio Dulce, Guatemala & Copan, Honduras
29 pictures

Guatemala - Coban & Semuc Champay
16 pictures

Guatemala - Tikal ruins
22 pictures

Guatemala - Antigua area
62 pictures

Belize
42 pictures

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Pictures of Us
1 pictures

Our Favorites
30 pictures

Pictures we printed
397 pictures

Transportation
36 pictures

A Day In Our Life
11 pictures

Our 7th continent and climax of the trip


First glimpse of the South Shetland Islands

Sun Dec 10, 2000

Snow covered rocky islands

Sun Dec 10, 2000

Gathering on the bow

Sun Dec 10, 2000

A huge pillar guards the entrance of the strait

Sun Dec 10, 2000

A tiny bit of green on the desolate islands

Sun Dec 10, 2000

View of the strait from the top deck

Sun Dec 10, 2000

Snow fields cover the islands

Sun Dec 10, 2000

The Japanese film crew takes it all in

Sun Dec 10, 2000

Rocky islands in the strait

Sun Dec 10, 2000

Christopher, Jane and Peter on the top deck

Sun Dec 10, 2000

The humback waves its tail

Sun Dec 10, 2000

An old whaler ship on the beach with penguins and elephant seals

Sun Dec 10, 2000

Penguin rookery on the rocks

Sun Dec 10, 2000

The other side of Half Moon Island

Sun Dec 10, 2000

Some the passengers with the Argentine base in distance

Sun Dec 10, 2000

Two elephant seals with penguins

Sun Dec 10, 2000

Penguins on the snow

Sun Dec 10, 2000

Penguins on the beach (end Half Moon Island)

Sun Dec 10, 2000

Approaching Deception Island

Mon Dec 11, 2000

Sue and Louisa on the beach

Mon Dec 11, 2000

Penguins on the beach

Mon Dec 11, 2000

A Weddell seal rolls over

Mon Dec 11, 2000

Looking down at the ebach as we climb the slippery slope

Mon Dec 11, 2000

Continuing to climb the slope

Mon Dec 11, 2000

The massive chinstrap penguin rookery

Mon Dec 11, 2000

Penguin sweethearts greeting with a neck rub



Close up of the chin strap penguins

Mon Dec 11, 2000

Chinstrap saying hello

Mon Dec 11, 2000

A skua

Mon Dec 11, 2000

The rookery covers the isalnd

Mon Dec 11, 2000

The unbelievable number of penguins



A lost Adele penguin holds off a skua

Mon Dec 11, 2000

A skua stands ready in the midst of the rookery

Mon Dec 11, 2000

Us on top with penguins

Mon Dec 11, 2000

A penguin uses a scrap box for a nice nest

Mon Dec 11, 2000

Louisa on the climb to the top

Mon Dec 11, 2000

Looking down on Neptune's Bellows and Whaler Bay

Mon Dec 11, 2000

Hiking across Deception Island

Mon Dec 11, 2000

Hiking down the snow

Mon Dec 11, 2000

Louisa sliding down the slope on Deception Island

Mon Dec 11, 2000

The group hikes toward the beach on Deception Island

Mon Dec 11, 2000

Penguins nested in front of the boat house at Port Lockroy Station

Fri Jan 1, 1999

Penguins nested with the sheath bill standing by ready to steal an egg

Fri Jan 1, 1999

The British flag flying beside the station

Fri Jan 1, 1999

The gentoo colonyy nestled in beside the main building

Fri Jan 1, 1999

Kayakers getting ready

Fri Jan 1, 1999

Icebergs in front of the Antartic Peninsula near the Lamer Channel

Fri Jan 1, 1999

Beautiful iceberg in Lemaire Channel

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Pinnacle at the entrance to the Lemaire Channel

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Large and small icebergs fill the channel

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Crabeater seal on an iceflow

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Huge iceberg

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Sheer cliff walls plunge into the water

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Gathering on the bow to watch the Antarctica pass by

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Penguins gather on top of a huge iceberg

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Peter and Christopher paddle near the penguins on the berg

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Al paddles through an iceberg arch

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Gerry and Don paddle through the small arch in the huge berg

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Bindy and Mike coming through the berg

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Jane and Anthony in the iceberg

Tue Dec 12, 2000

We maneuver in front of the iceberg

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Paddling in front of the arch

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Smile! We paddled through the arch in the berg

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Sculpted icebergs crash against each other

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Paddlers glide along in front of the bergs

Tue Dec 12, 2000

The sun lights the bergs beautifully

Tue Dec 12, 2000

A beautifully sunlit berg

Tue Dec 12, 2000

The barbecue on the back deck

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Louisa smiles on the back deck, with an iceberg in the background

Tue Dec 12, 2000

A huge berg dominates our barbecue

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Another giant sunlit berg

Tue Dec 12, 2000

The Ukranian scientists joined the party

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Phil cooks up a storm on the back deck

Tue Dec 12, 2000

The party continues in the bar at the Ukranian base

Tue Dec 12, 2000
Vernadsky station, Antarctica


The bartender serves up some potent firewater

Tue Dec 12, 2000

Group photo of the kayakers, missing Don and Gerry

Wed Dec 13, 2000

Another group photo

Wed Dec 13, 2000

The best group kayaker photo - with Al as well

Wed Dec 13, 2000

A huge tabular berg in front of the scalloped mountains

Wed Dec 13, 2000

Looking down the beautiful strait to the snowy mountains

Wed Dec 13, 2000

The fluted snow on the steep cliffsides makes a magical effect

Wed Dec 13, 2000

An Argentine base nestles at the foot of the mountain

Wed Dec 13, 2000

Penguins porpoise in the water

Wed Dec 13, 2000

Our kayaks on shore, with a dramatic mountain backdrop

Wed Dec 13, 2000

A penguin investigates our kayak

Wed Dec 13, 2000

A couple of seals near our campsite

Wed Dec 13, 2000
Ronge Island, Errera Channel


One seal noticed us

Wed Dec 13, 2000
Ronge Island, Errera Channel


Looking from our campsite at the setting sun on the mountains behind the Molchanov

Wed Dec 13, 2000
Ronge Island, Errera Channel


Another look at the setting sun

Wed Dec 13, 2000
Ronge Island, Errera Channel


Louisa gets set up in our campsite on the snow

Wed Dec 13, 2000
Ronge Island, Errera Channel


Our campsite with the setting sun in the background

Wed Dec 13, 2000
Ronge Island, Errera Channel


Us in our campsite, with the pink mountains behind

Wed Dec 13, 2000
Ronge Island, Errera Channel


A giant petrel takes off across the water

Thu Dec 14, 2000

A huge weddell seal looks back at us

Thu Dec 14, 2000

The weddell seal faces us - so cute!

Thu Dec 14, 2000

The weddell gets bored and lies back down

Thu Dec 14, 2000

A beautiful inlet filled with bergy bits

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Giant petrels flocking around a sleeping seal

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Dead seal

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Weddell seal

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Two weddells and 2 giant petrels

Thu Dec 14, 2000

A giant petrel perched on an ice drift

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Three weddell seals say hello

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Brash ice in a narrow channel

Thu Dec 14, 2000

A weddell stretched out on the rocks

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Six weddells around a rock

Thu Dec 14, 2000

A weddell scratching his back

Thu Dec 14, 2000

He's still scratching

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Another seal says hello

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Louisa with a seal

Thu Dec 14, 2000

The Molchanov next to icebergs

Thu Dec 14, 2000

The seal yawns

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Tom and Max with the seal

Thu Dec 14, 2000

A phenomenal iceberg

Thu Dec 14, 2000

The huge "angel wing" berg

Thu Dec 14, 2000

The bow of the Molchanov with the berg

Thu Dec 14, 2000

The berg gets wider

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Us in front of the berg

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Us in front of the berg

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Us with the entire berg

Thu Dec 14, 2000

The huge iceberg in all its glory

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Louisa freezing in front of the berg

Thu Dec 14, 2000

Chris on deck in front of berg

Thu Dec 14, 2000

A close up of the hole

Thu Dec 14, 2000

The peaks on the top

Thu Dec 14, 2000

The berg from the back

Thu Dec 14, 2000

The sun peeks through the hole

Thu Dec 14, 2000

The back side of the berg

Thu Dec 14, 2000

A sunlit peak

Thu Dec 14, 2000

A leopard seal on an ice floe

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Large icebergs in the distance

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Loading the kayaks off the back deck

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Peter and Chris with seals

Fri Dec 15, 2000

The kayakers enter a small bay

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Leopard seal on a floe

Fri Dec 15, 2000

The seal says hello

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Don and Gerry paddling

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Peter and Christopher at Gourdin

Fri Dec 15, 2000

A zillion penguins on a small rock

Fri Dec 15, 2000

The zodiac goes to investigate the leopard seal

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Penguin colony on Gourdin Island

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Al and kayakers in Gourdin Harbor

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Divers coming out of the water

Fri Dec 15, 2000

A penguin leans over her newborn chick

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Another penguin chick makes an appearance

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Feeding the newborn chick

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Another chick peeps out

Fri Dec 15, 2000

A chick gets more attention

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Getting fed again

Fri Dec 15, 2000

The Mom looks at us

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Mom and Dad look at their chick

Fri Dec 15, 2000

The penguins look at us

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Adelie penguins, going about their business

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Loading the kayaks into the zodiac

Fri Dec 15, 2000

The film crew gets the penguins on tape

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Christopher smiles at the camera

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Peter with a penguin behind him

Fri Dec 15, 2000

Penguins shoot out of the water to land on the beach

Fri Dec 15, 2000

The zodiac returns from the Antarctic Peninsula

Fri Dec 15, 2000

A zodiac passing through sea ice floes on its way back

Fri Dec 15, 2000
Revised: Tue Jan 29 16:16:08 2008 on www.shieldsaroundtheworld.com.
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