Voyage 7905

Ushuaia to Santiago

 

 

Day 1 - February 25, 2009 - Ushuaia, Argentina

The ship departed for Puerto Williams across the Beagle Channel in Chile to collect our Chilean pilots for the expedition northward ...


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Day 2 - February 26, 2009 - Seno Garibaldi Fjord

Zodiacs were launched, and we all looked forward to our first Zodiac cruise. The Garibaldi Glacier stood two miles further up the fjord ...


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Day 3 - February 27, 2009 - Punta Arenas

We walked into the local ferry that had been arranged for us, received our lunch packs and settled in for the two hour transit ...


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Day 4 - February 27, 2009 - Chilean Fjords

We watched the navigation through the White Narrow, a breathtaking, narrow passage of water ...


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Day 5 - March 1, 2009 - Puerto Natales

The sun was casting light and shadow in a dynamic duet over the mountains beyond ...


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Day 6 - March 2, 2009 - At Sea

The Captain skillfully guided us up the narrow fjord and as close as possible to the glacier front ...


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Day 7 - March 3, 2009 - Puerto Eden & Chilean Fjords

Puerto Eden, one of Chile's most isolated and uninhabited locales is a rarely-visited remote fishing town adjacent to Bernardo O'Higgins National Park ...


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Day 8 - March 4, 2009 - At Sea

Several guests joined Claudia Holgate and Chris Collins on the aft deck to look for seabirds and cetaceans ...


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Day 9 - March 5, 2009 - At Sea, West Of Chiloé Island

The ship approached a number of gigantic whales that appeared in the sea ahead of us. Our Naturalists and Expedition Staff quickly identified them as blue whales ...


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Day 10 - March 6, 2009 - Niebla And Valdivia

We walked through a beautiful landscape highlighted by endemic plants ...


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Day 11 - March 7, 2009 - At Sea

Many people chose to lay on deck and enjoy the warmth and sunshine ...


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