Cuverville Island, Antarctica

Itinerary: Day 1: Depart from Ushuaia, Argentina Day 2: Crossing the Drake Passage Day 3: Barrientos Island Day 4: Half Moon Island & Whaler's Bay Day 5: Enterprise Island, Wilhelmina Bay and Cuverville Island Day 6: Lemaire Channel, Peterman Island and Pleneau Island Day 7: Paradise Bay/Almirante Brown and Neko Harbor Day 8: Crossing the … Continue reading Cuverville Island, Antarctica

Introduction to Penguins

Introduction to penguins! We saw three main types of penguins in Antarctica- gentoos, identifiable by the triangular white patch by their eyes; chinstraps, identifiable by the lines around their chins; and adelies, which are smaller, plain black and white penguins. All very cute!

Antarctica has this mythic weight. It resides in the collective unconscious of so many people, and it makes this huge impact, just like outer space. It’s like going to the moon. Jon Krakauer