Log #51a Cruise to Antarctica Part 1 – Chile

Log #51a Cruise to Antarctica Part 1 – Chile

500 miles north of the Falkland Islands En Route to Montevideo, Uruguay 44 50.92S 056 27.23W Jan. 3, 2011 Hi Folks, We are nearing the end of our 17 day cruise from Santiago, Chile, around the Cape Horn to the Antarctic peninsula, just having left Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands yesterday, heading for Montevideo,
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Log #51b On Board the Veendam

Log #51b On Board the Veendam

Rip Tide RV Park Key Largo, Florida Jan. 18, 2011Hi Folks, We are enjoying hot sunny weather down here in the Keys. I hope you got the invitation from Picasa or Google to view my album “Before the Antarctic Cruise” linked to Log #51a a couple of days ago. My identifier name for that is
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Log #51c Off to Antarctica 1

Log #51c Off to Antarctica 1

Key Largo, FL Jan. 21, 2011 Hi Folks, Here’s my next log on our passage down the Chilean coast and its Patagonian archipelago, in which we encountered picturesque national parks, snow capped mountains, our first storm at sea and our first sightings of glaciers. In the log, I used the term, “OLD FARTS”, and by
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Log #51d Off to Antarctica 2 (Rounding the Horn)

Log #51d Off to Antarctica 2 (Rounding the Horn)

Key Largo, FL Feb. 5, 2011 Hi Folks, This log gets us around the notorious Cape Horn and over to our first sight of Antarctica. We have our first sighting of penguins and seals. I am still overwhelmed when I think of the sights we experienced on this trip of a lifetime. I will send
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Log #51e The Antarctic

Log #51e The Antarctic

Key Largo, FL Feb. 13, 2011 Hi Folks, Here is the log of the fantastic sights we had sailing through Antarctic waters. I have attached five pictures of images I referred to in the log, including a map of our Antarctic passage, a narrow channel, a tabular iceberg, a sculptured growler, and a cliff image
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Log #51f The Falkland Islands

Log #51f The Falkland Islands

Key Largo, Florida Feb. 21, 2011 Hi Folks, We will be leaving Key Largo on Wed, Feb. 23 for some campgrounds in the Everglades, where we will not have much access to the Internet for several days. Thus I wanted to get this off before leaving. I have attached a few pictures related to this
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Log #51g Falklands to Montevideo and Buenos Aires

Log #51g Falklands to Montevideo and Buenos Aires

Newport News Campsite, Virginia, U.S.A. March 24, 2011 Hi Folks, Sorry for the long delay in getting this log off, but we have been on the road from Naples, Miami, Panama City and Stewart in Florida, to Pawley Island in South Carolina, up to Washington D.C. and down here to Yorktown, Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Newport
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