Antarctic Peninsula – Paradise Bay & Neko Harbor

Today we cruised around Paradise Bay and anchored at Neko Harbor, which was to be our last expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula. We spent a few hours on the inlet checking out its gentoo penguin colony. It was fun filming the penguin highway, although a few of the more inquisitive penguins kept coming over to…Continue reading Antarctic Peninsula – Paradise Bay & Neko Harbor

South Georgia Island

Ever since we read the book “Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage” by Alfred Lansing, we wanted to visit South Georgia Island. A quick synopsis is that in 1914, the Endurance (along with Ernest Shackleton and his Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition) set sail for Antarctica. In October 1915, their ship became trapped and later crushed by ice. Surviving…Continue reading South Georgia Island