Voyage 7903

Round-trip Ushuaia

 

 

Day 1 - January 29, 2009 - Ushuaia, Argentina

With the warm sunlight on our faces, we all came out on deck to observe the Prince Albert II depart while marveling at the vista seen: the beautiful city of Ushuaia ...


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Day 2 - January 30, 2009 - At Sea In The Drake Passage

The birds we have seen so far include Wandering Albatross, Royal Albatross, Black-browed Albatross ...


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Day 3 - January 31, 2009 - Penguin Island

As we passed King George Island and continued on towards Penguin Island, there were plenty of seabirds around the ship ...


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Day 4 - February 1, 2009 - Paulet Island And Brown Bluff

Paulet Island is a volcanic island, and we can see the typical shape of the cinder cone that tops the island ...


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Day 5 - February 2, 2009 - South Shetland Islands

Today's afternoon turned out to be an outstanding one. As visibility improved, we realized the landscape was stunning ...


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Day 6 - February 6, 2009 - Neko Harbour & Cuverville Island

Christmas cake glaciers tumbling in a frozen motion, crevasses revealing deep glacial blues, ice-filled ocean, and yellow-tinted mountains beyond description ...


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Day 7 - February 4, 2009 - Paradise Bay And Goudier Island (Port Lockroy), Antarctica

The Lemaire channel is one of the most beautiful channels of the region ...


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Day 8 - February 5, 2009 - Bay Of Pléneau, Booth Island And Damoy Point, Dorian Bay, Wiencke Island

Clouds of snow billowed off the summits to form stunning shapes ...


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Day 9 - February 6, 2009 - Deception Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica

Once inside these sheltered waters we turn right into Whaler's Bay which has both a fascinating geological record as well as a great historical background ...


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Day 10 - February 7, 2009 - Drake Passage

The seas remained relatively calm overnight and into the morning ...


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Day 11 - February 8, 2009 - South Of Cape Horn And Beagle Channel

As we slowly cruised onward towards the entrance to the Beagle Channel ...


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