with a panoramic view from the summit of Ronald Hill above Whaler’s Bay.
at Neko Harbor on the peninsula. An entirely terrific last day on the icy continent.
as we make our way toward Elephant Island and the Antarctic Peninsula.
as we set off again for the Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica.
in Neptune’s Bellows, the entrance to the inner caldera at Deception Island.
as the Silver Explorer turns north to return to Ushuaia.
is the last landing of this voyage.
our furthest point south on this expedition, and my personal best at 68° 12′ 0″ S.
of the snowy sheathbill, a scavenger that resides in Antarctica, living among penguin colonies.
on this second voyage to Antarctica. Here we are on Greenwich Island in the Shetland Island group, arriving on a pebble tombolo beach populated by fur seals and gentoo and chinstrap penguins.
following a terrific 18 day long voyage to the Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica. The guests will depart tomorrow and the ship reprovisioned, welcoming new guests aboard later in the day with a return to Antarctica.
is a more positive way of thinking about my new focus in life. Here I am in Gold Harbour on South Georgia celebrating this wonderful exploration of the Southern Ocean and Antarctica.
was the site of phreatomagmatic eruptions in 1967, 1969 and 1970. Since then, a glacier is advancing into one of the maar craters formed during the explosive eruptions.
that I photographed while alone in a Zodiac. Wonderful!