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Looking through a hole in a Blue Iceberg in Cierva Cove Antarctica

As I close my series on Antarctica, I’d like to offer one more image of this dramatic destination. This blue iceberg is one of my favorite photos from Antarctica. Our two...

From the comfort of our Zodiac, we explore the wreck of an old whaling ship in Wilhelmina Bay

Like any travel writer worth his or her salt, one of my life’s goals has been to visit all seven continents. Unfortunately, I couldn’t afford the price of Antarctic cruises…until a...

Dawn Sunburst at the head of the Lemaire Channel

My time in Antarctica was coming to a close when the captain announced we would arrive at the Lemaire Channel early the next morning. Located on the western side of the...

Chinstrap Penguin, one of the cutest animals of Antarctica

Antarctica. The coldest, driest, windiest, most severe place on the face of the earth. It’s hard to imagine that any creature can exist in such a harsh environment. But the animals...

Adelie Penguin on an iceberg at Brown Bluff in Antarctica

I saw hundreds of thousands of penguins in Antarctica. I saw thousands of icebergs. I even saw hundreds of penguins on icebergs. But this sole Adelie penguin on an iceberg in...

There are several species of seals in Antarctica, but the Weddell seal is without a doubt the cutest

Deception Island, the first expedition of my Antarctica cruise, lived up to its name in every way. From afar it looked like a solid chunk of barren rock, but when we...