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10f - 30Dec Cuverville Island, Antarctica63 viewsThe welcome onboard Cuverville Island group (2 expedition team two crew) singing a short but very beautiful "work done" song :) Will be on my video on youtube later... ;)
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10g - 30Dec Cuverville Island, Antarctica59 views- And here comes the first zodiac landing group of Guests this morning - welcome!
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10h - 30Dec Cuverville Island, Antarctica66 views
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10i - 30Dec Cuverville Island, Antarctica66 viewsCapt Bjarne and myself taking off in the rescue boat to check out the Errera Channel if possible to make a scenic cruise through after we complete the Cuverville Island visit.
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10j - 30Dec Cuverville Island, Antarctica63 viewsCaptain Bjarne - with proper head-gear in the Errera Channel.
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10k - 30Dec Cuverville Island, Antarctica59 viewsMe too - proper headwear... it say's NORWAY on it....!! ;)
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10l - 30Dec Cuverville Island, Antarctica57 viewsUnfortunately at the southern end of the channel the icebergs were too big and too close together - so it would not be safe to make this transit tonight. We encountered a few very scenic icebergs on our short 2 hrs trip. :)
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10m - 30Dec Cuverville Island, Antarctica58 viewsOur Errera Channel exploring completed and on our way back we observed this very unique and beautiful iceberg shaped as a lady in a long dress - with our beautiful lady in the back ground.... gotta be happy about this one - and I am...!! :)
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10n - 30Dec Cruising The Neumayer Channel58 viewsHere we are cruising the Neumayer Channel in the most perfect conditions I have ever experienced down here - just wanna share some fantastic views we had from the ship this evening. Cruising the Antarctica scenic areas is something all humans on our planet should experience - it's pure beauty down here!
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10o - 30Dec Cruising The Neumayer Channel59 viewsHere we are cruising the Neumayer Channel in the most perfect conditions I have ever experienced down here - just wanna share some fantastic views we had from the ship this evening. Cruising the Antarctica scenic areas is something all humans on our planet should see and feel - it's unbelievable!
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10p - 30Dec Cruising The Neumayer Channel58 viewsHere we are cruising the Neumayer Channel in the most perfect conditions I have ever experienced down here - just wanna share some fantastic views we had from the ship this evening. Cruising the Antarctica scenic areas is something all humans on our planet should see and feel - it's FANTASTIC!
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11a - 31Dec Neko Harbour, Antarctica56 viewsHere we are - outside the Neko Harbour - making ready for landings and kayak tours. Looks to be another fine day.
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11b - 31Dec Neko Harbour, Antarctica57 viewsIf you ever hear about the "penguin highway" - this is one..
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11c - 31Dec Neko Harbour, Antarctica56 viewsNesting time on the island - chicks are born - time to protect!!
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11d - 31Dec Neko Harbour, Antarctica60 viewsHere - our first zodiac arrives with the kayaks - making ready for another great scenic tour.
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11e - 31Dec Neko Harbour, Antarctica57 viewsOoooops - here is one skua that is seeing "something".... look out guy's!!!
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11f - 31Dec Neko Harbour, Antarctica56 viewsHaving his "grabs" ready for attack.... protect guy's!!
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11g - 31Dec Neko Harbour, Antarctica59 viewsDidn't make it.... now we're NOT happy.....
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11h - 31Dec Neko Harbour, Antarctica63 viewsWell done!! Still having your chick there! :) :)
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11i - 31Dec Neko Harbour, Antarctica61 viewsThe kayak tours underway - the most scenic experience possible. You hear all the sounds - from penguins to seals to cracks happening in the glaciers and icebergs - just an experience beyond belief !!
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12a - 01Jan Waterboat Point, Chilean Base53 viewsVery Good Morning all! Welcome to Waterboat Point at the Chilean Base. Looks to be a fine day. Even possible for a quick souvenir shopping here :)
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12b - 01Jan Waterboat Point, Chilean Base58 viewsWishing ALL a HAPPY HEALTHY NEW YEAR! Expedition Team Brent, Dave, Rosemarie and Pat safely ashore. Making things ready for our first group of Guests to arrive. The local officials very friendly and accommodating.
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12c - 01Jan Waterboat Point, Chilean Base56 viewsHere I found a "white" albino penguin - very rare - with a proper background! :)
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12d - 01Jan Waterboat Point, Chilean Base53 viewsA close-up of this rather rare "white" albino Gentoo penguin.
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