Category Archives: Antarctica

Cape Horn and the Ferocious Fifties

Monday, February 20, 2017 We got up early today to witness the rounding of Cape Horn. The cape was named for the town of Hoorn in the Netherlands, where Captain Willem Corneliszoon Schouten. Schouten was looking for an alternate passage … Continue reading

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Watch Your Heads, Guys!

We heard that several times during today’s excursion. Sunday, February 19, 2017 Amazingly, we had another mostly sunny day, but rain would not have deterred us. The motto of today’s tour company, Canal Fun & Nature Excursions is “Never judge a … Continue reading

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All Dressed up With Nowhere to Go

Or, how we didn’t get to go to Antarctica after all. Thursday, February 16, 2017 We had been warned that there was only a 50/50 chance that we would be able to go to Antarctica, but we were willing to … Continue reading

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