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Antarctica Trip: Ten Things Antarctica Taught Me

Both Julia and Renee and eight other passengers went sea kayaking during our trip -- and at least one of them was able to bring a lucky charm through customs. In one afternoon, the kayakers had up-close encounters with a humpback whale and her calf, a leopard seal, watched an iceberg break in two, and dodged a compression wave.