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... moss and lichen, no trees or bushes. You cannot step on the moss because it took 200 years to grow.
Have you been to all seven continents? No. Gary has been to 6; Marydorsey has been to 5.
How far did you get inland? Not far, maybe as far as 15 or 20 minutes of hiking.
How cold was the water? The water temperature is a little above freezing.
Do you have partners? No, but often ...
MD: Sea-Sickness: Occasionally I feel queasy even on a mild day. We are not crossing the Drake Channel on a ship (thank you Gary), as it is known to be the roughest water in the world. However, I've read Trip Adviser entries saying the ship can be a bit "rocky" when the winds are strong. I decided to stock up on GINGER products (daughter Dorsey says ...
My friend Lorraine McEwen says "Three of anything is a collection!" So now we have a penguin collection: A stuffed penguin from Jill Baker, a penguin birthday card from Lella Martin, and a windup plastic toy penguin from Joanie Underwood. Guess we'll have to keep collecting :).
... Nothing but good things to say about it." Hope so!!!
You can see exactly where the ship is on this website: http://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/ind ex/positions/all/mmsi:309051000/shipnam e:OCEAN%20NOVA
Apparently, after some research, we found it had run aground in 2009... but looks like everyone on board had a good sense of humor about it and all worked out well.
... Island, in the South Shetland Islands. As you exit the airplane, the clear Antarctic air fills your lungs for the first time. Explore the area surrounding Chile's Frei Station and Russia’s Bellingshausen station, before boarding a Zodiac to embark your expedition vessel.
Days 3 to 6 Cruise between the South Shetland Islands and the western coast of the Antarctic ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility