Crossing the Drake Passage

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Antarpply's M/V Ushuaia
Home for the next 12 days
To quote the movie Rudy...
"He's so little!"
Saying goodbye to Ushuaia
Room for me & Dad Somehow we got upgraded to a suite, so we had a separate living room The toilet & shower
Bathroom sink Dad during the mandatory lifeboat/safety drill Antarpply zodiacs
Wandering Albatross The only orcas we saw the entire trip Saw them for about 15 seconds before they disappeared
The wandering albatross spent about an hour trailing the ship Wandering albatross Average wingspan for a wandering albatross is just over 10 ft
M/V Ushuaia wheelhouse. That's the captain sitting down. First land we saw after completing the crossing of the Drake Passage South Shetland Islands
South Shetland Islands Glacier Glacier
South Shetland Islands South Shetland Islands M/V Ushuaia at sunrise
Sebastian, Antarpply expedition leader
Valeria, assistant expedition leader
Antarpply expedition staff Sunrise in the Beagle Channel
Sunrise in the Beagle Channel Sunrise in the Beagle Channel Sunrise in the Beagle Channel
Ending the journey in Ushuaia American/British/Australian/Swiss coalition

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