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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...

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...

Humpback whale tail in Wilhelmina Bay, Antarctica

Wilhelmina Bay in Antarctica was a serene study in blue and white, with barely a ripple on the water. We were motoring slowly around the bay, soaking in the stunning scenery,...

The tortured face of a glacier in Paradise Harbour, Antarctica

On a jaw-droppingly beautiful morning, I climbed into a tiny inflatable zodiac boat at Paradise Bay in Antarctica. Wide swaths of sea ice stippled a dead calm ultramarine sea. On the...

Close up and personal with the penguins of Antarctica

The giant, ice-covered landmass at the bottom of our earth may be the remotest, coldest, driest environment on earth, but it’s paradise to the penguins of Antarctica. I was fortunate to...