Photo: Scott Fennell. For our last day of skiing in Antarctica, the ship brought us to some mellow terrain around Discovery Bay on Greenwich Island, where the emphasis seemed to be on seeing seals and penguins, rather than skiing. And since it was long night of partying on the ship for many the night before, [...]
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Another day of beautiful sunshine and amazing terrain yesterday and after traveling through the Neumayer Channel overnight, we awoke to the mountains referred to as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs towering over the ocean and the Clipper Adventurer. One of the most beautiful places I have ever been. Photo Kellie Okonek. After a quick [...]
Randosteve skis above Cierva Cove. Photo: Scott Fennell. In my world, and any other fan of backcountry skiing, today was a day dreams are made of. After being cooped up on the Clipper Adventurer for two days crossing the Drake Passage, the clouds parted and the winds eventually mellowed to allow for an amazing day [...]
Cape petrals, one of the many seabirds following the ship across the Drake Passage. Seabirds only land on terra firma to lay their eggs or mate. Today is our second full day on the ship crossing the Drake Passage. The seas are much mellower and I think nearly everyone is feeling better, myself included. Though [...]
Heading towards the Clipper Adventurer. Wow, walking out onto the pier yesterday afternoon to board the ship, the energy was amazing and I could literally feel the blood coursing through my veins with excitement. My body was shaking with nervous energy and I think the everyone was feeding off of each other, waiting for the [...]