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World Trip 2012-13: Day 53 – Drake Passage and Beagle Channel, Antarctica

Sunday 18 November 2012 Highlights: Cape Horn, Farewell Toast, Polar Bar The last full day on the ship commenced with everyone struggling to walk in the rolling ship. Vera informed us that one of her roommates was vomiting during the … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 52 – Drake Passage, Antarctica

Saturday 17 November 2012 Highlights: Rock and rolling of the Drake Passage Our return to Ushuaia was well underway today. The ‘turbulence’ was also back and quite a few people suffered ill effects despite today being calmer than the first … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 51 – Half Moon Island and Drake Passage, Antarctica

Friday 16 November 2012 Highlights: Sunshine, Chinstrap Penguins, Macaroni Penguins The best weather day of the Antarctica trip. I was drawn in the first landing at Half Moon Island and experienced brilliant conditions. The sun was shining and we experienced … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 45 – Drake Passage, Antarctica

Saturday 10 November 2012 Highlights : Antarctica Convergence, Captain’s Welcome, Camping demonstration The sea was smoother today making the challenge of showering a little easier. Despite the smoother conditions at breakfast I felt a little queasy and as a result … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 44 – Drake Passage, Antarctica

Friday 9 November 2012 Highlights: Rough Seas and Onboard lectures. A very rough night of sailing. A lot of items in my room ended up at the cabin door. At one point I started to fall out of the end … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 43 – Ushuaia to Drake Passage, Antarctica

Thursday 8 November 2012 Highlights: Setting sail for Antarctica Boarding of the MS Expedition commenced at 4 pm giving me most of the day to catch up on e-mails, upload photos and explore the city. Checkout was at 10 am … Continue reading

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