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... hike with people you met on the ship.
Do you think you will go back to the Antarctic again? No.
Do you have cell service? No. No TV or internet either.
Will you swim with the penguins?
We did not swim with the Penguins. Penguins are fast swimmers. They can swim at speeds of 5 to 8 miles per hour but when a predator is chasing them they can go as fast at 25 to 30 mph.
... swear by them)... so far I have ginger tea, ginger candy, ginger gum, ginger tablets ... and some of the best ginger snaps I've ever tasted!!!
GG: Exchanged dollars for pesos today.......484 pesos per dollar.
MD: Now to tackle the biggest problem of all: which camera(s) to take!
GG: Want me to carry the cameras, MD? SURE, B.O.B... (aka Beast of Burden).
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 :).
The M/V Ocean Nova is a modern and comfortable vessel. She was built in Denmark in 1992 to sail the ice-choked waters of Greenland, and her ice-strengthened hull is ideally suited for expedition travel in Antarctica. The M/V Ocean Nova has capacity for 68 passengers accommodated in comfortable outside cabins, all with private facilities,including dedicated single, twin and triple cabins. In addition ...
... along ice-filled fjords and among spectacular icebergs, while enjoying the company of sea birds, penguins, seals and whales. Each day, disembark by Zodiac and explore the landscape together with expert polar guides. On board the ship, attend an engaging program of lectures and presentations, and enjoy spectacular vistas from the glass-enclosed lounge while sharing your daily adventures with ...