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Bartolomé Island, Galapagos

Thursday, January 17, 2019 Bartolomé Island is a volcanic islet just off the coast of Santiago Island. It sits in the rain shadow of Santiago and Santa Cruz. Bartolomé’s volcanic landscape, with its spatter cones, tuff cones and lava flows, … Continue reading

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Screaming 60’s?

Monday, February 21, 2017 This is the term given to the gale force winds that are not unusual in this latitude. Fortunately, it didn’t apply today, and even the Captain is surprised at how calm the seas are. We are … Continue reading

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Penguins and Glaciers and Wind, Oh My!

Friday, February 17, 2017 We were delighted to see a group of penguins (a raft of penguins) fishing near our ship while eating breakfast. Had we seen them on land I’d call them a rookery or a waddle (I have … 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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