Penguins, Ice, and Camping


The afternoon was spent checking out the penguins and then Zodiac touring the ice. There were so many crab eater seals on the fast ice (sea ice attached to the shore) it was amazing. We hiked to see the views of Mount Francais and viewed it thru the old observatory window.

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Heading put to the camping landing. We will spend the night in tents with the Penguins near by and an amazing view of Mount Francais.

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Hanging out with the penguins as the sunset was so cool.

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We were up with the sunrise to hear a huge boom and saw this huge ice burg split in half and then half of it flipped over in the water.

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6 Responses to Penguins, Ice, and Camping

  1. dorothy mcwatters says:

    The pictures keep getting more amazing Mom

  2. Norbert Tietze says:

    Hi Sahra and Daniel I see you guis are heading North again ,after getting frozen in the Antartica.
    Reading Andy’s blog ,you are heading Towards Chile,maby somwhere we will meet, since we will enter Argentina through Tucuman , and only get to Chile in the Southern Part,after Bariloche ,our progres is slow wit the mountain Passes and winding Roads,
    We will spend A Day in hounchaco gardens on the beach before continuen to Cusco.
    Safe riding regards Norbert and Greti

  3. Julie & Tony says:

    Hi Sara & Daniel:

    OMG these photos are absolutely stunning, I can imagine how breathtaking this all is in real life. Isn’t the world and nature amazing. You two are experiencing so much more than anyone could imagine. Thank you so much for sharing this with us.

    Love Julie & Tony

  4. Carl says:

    Got to say thank you for some amazing pictures, its nice to see visual blogs rather than mountains of text.

    We would love to attempt something like this but my wife absolutely adores seals and I doubt she would ever get back on the boat 🙂

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