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Going To Antarctica: Neko Harbor

Neko Harbor. A quiet place, with wind, clouds and the sun trying to burn it off. The snow and ice here was amazing. We watched so many penguins swimming along here. They are 2 to 3 of them, and they arch out of the water, pop up, and zip back down into the water. It's… Continue reading Going To Antarctica: Neko Harbor

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Going To Antarctica: Port Charcot and Booth Island

Port Charcort on Booth Island, Antarctica. We visited it on a rather desolate day, with monochrome skies. The location is the overwintering site of the French Antarctic Expedition, which happened in 1903-1905 onboard the Fran├žais under the command of Jean-Baptiste Charcot. Remains from the expedition are still visible in the form of a cairn with… Continue reading Going To Antarctica: Port Charcot and Booth Island

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Going To Antarctica: Lemaire Channel

When Kirk asked if I wanted to go to Antarctica months ago, I didn't actually think out the logistics. Like just how far we'd have to travel. How many planes my butt would grace. How long it takes to fly from Seattle, Washington to the end of the world, Ushuaia, in Argentina. Ushuaia is the… Continue reading Going To Antarctica: Lemaire Channel

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Living The Bougie Life at Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos

Until this trip I had never really ever thought about going to an "all inclusive" resort on a beach. But Kirk sold me on it. We flew into San Jose del Cabo a couple days before we were to leave on a boating trip into the Sea of Cortez and he wooed me with "you… Continue reading Living The Bougie Life at Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos

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Exploring The Arroyo of Isla San Francisco

Isla San Francisco is a tiny island in the Sea of Cortez, in Baja California Sur. It is 1.6 miles by 1.6 miles, but it holds so much to see. It sits about 47 miles from La Paz. It's highly visited - and very popular with massive yachts who anchor here. Our ship had to… Continue reading Exploring The Arroyo of Isla San Francisco