Monthly Archives: January 2012

Jan 31st, Antarctica Day 2

The weather cleared and everyone enjoyed the scenic and often breath taking cruising today.   Some of the wild life we viewed today:

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Jan 30th, Antarctica

Today we cruised by Elephant Island then on to Esperanza Stations. Heavy smog prevent viewing of Elephant Island. By the time we reached Esperanza Stations the weather had cleared: Fellow passengers doing the Penguin Plung: In the Crows Nest Ice … Continue reading

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Jan 29th, Sommelier Dinner

Night at the Sommelier Dinner we had dinner with new friends, Martha, Bob and Donna. It was a great dinner and wonderfully paired wines: Dinner included an very nice Pocket Wine book: To our surprised when arrived  back in the … Continue reading

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Jan 28th, Port Stanley

What a great day, the weather was good and the penguins were many: King Penguins in the background: Kings up Close: Jack Ass Penguins: Gentoo Penguins: Port Stanley: Friends (Erika Left and Carol Right):

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Jan 27th, Premium Wine Tasting

The highlight of today was the Francis Ford Coppola (The Godfather), number Two of Glory Seven wine producers. All five of the wines served today were great: Not sure if this will be the most expensive wine we will have … Continue reading

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Jan 26th, At sea

A day at sea, with presentations and real life sea creatures. Morning was spent at two presentations, the first one on Stanley our next port of call and the second on Antarctic sea life. The fist was very exciting as … Continue reading

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Jan 25th, Montevideo Uruguay

Another day, another country, Uruguay. Like many ports in South America we have been here and done the normal tours. So off on foot we went in the port area and the Mercado del Puerto (The Port Market). Famous for … Continue reading

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