Antarctica reminds us just how fun snow can be! (Beth Conway)
Antarctica reminds us just how fun snow can be!
Highly recommend time in the park before an Antarctica trip (Beth Conway)
Highly recommend time in the park before an Antarctica trip
Adventure Lifers tackle the national park (Beth Conway)
Adventure Lifers tackle the national park
The parks packs a punch -- as Beth tries to illustrate (Beth Conway)
The parks packs a punch -- as Beth tries to illustrate
Adventure Lifers go canoing at Tierra del Fuego (Beth Conway)
Adventure Lifers go canoing at Tierra del Fuego
Best tasted the local fungus -- odd texture... (Beth Conway)
Best tasted the local fungus -- odd texture...
A beautiful day trip just outside of Ushuaia. (Beth Conway)
A beautiful day trip just outside of Ushuaia.
Julia and Renee in the twisted landscape of the park (Beth Conway)
Julia and Renee in the twisted landscape of the park
Dinner with great folks in Ushuaia (Beth Conway)
Dinner with great folks in Ushuaia
Renee and Gentoo penguins (Beth Conway)
Renee and Gentoo penguins
Renee gets upclose with a Weddell Seal (Beth Conway)
Renee gets upclose with a Weddell Seal
First Gentoo penguin encounter at Aitcho (pronounced H.O.) (Beth Conway)
First Gentoo penguin encounter at Aitcho (pronounced H.O.)
In route to Neko Harbor -- incredible! (Beth Conway)
In route to Neko Harbor -- incredible!
A lazy Weddell seal (Beth Conway)
A lazy Weddell seal
Beth at Neko Harbor (Beth Conway)
Beth at Neko Harbor
Gentoos at Neko Harbor (Beth Conway)
Gentoos at Neko Harbor
The penguins wait their turn for a Zodiac ride (Beth Conway)
The penguins wait their turn for a Zodiac ride
Paradise Bay (Beth Conway)
Paradise Bay
Argentine station at Paradise Bay (Beth Conway)
Argentine station at Paradise Bay
Antarctica's famous blue giants (Beth Conway)
Antarctica's famous blue giants
Beth and Renee camp on the continent! (Beth Conway)
Beth and Renee camp on the continent!
30 hardy passengers made it through the night (Beth Conway)
30 hardy passengers made it through the night
It doesn't get dark -- Beth tries to make due... (Beth Conway)
It doesn't get dark -- Beth tries to make due...
A lovely day with the Adelie penguins (Beth Conway)
A lovely day with the Adelie penguins
Spectacular zodiac rides through the iceberg graveyard (Beth Conway)
Spectacular zodiac rides through the iceberg graveyard
Near Port Lockroy -- ice decorates the bay (Beth Conway)
Near Port Lockroy -- ice decorates the bay
I was always surprised at how much color we found (Beth Conway)
I was always surprised at how much color we found
Beth sends a few post cards at Port Lockroy (Beth Conway)
Beth sends a few post cards at Port Lockroy
Penguins at Port Lockroy (Beth Conway)
Penguins at Port Lockroy
Renee and Julia in their kayaking dry suits (Beth Conway)
Renee and Julia in their kayaking dry suits
November is nesting time for penguins -- see the egg (Beth Conway)
November is nesting time for penguins -- see the egg
Kayakers work their way through ice at Curverville (Beth Conway)
Kayakers work their way through ice at Curverville
The ice! (Beth Conway)
The ice!
The weather was excellent for our bbq on deck (Beth Conway)
The weather was excellent for our bbq on deck
At Deception Island (Beth Conway)
At Deception Island
Volcanic Deception Island -- later we take the plunge! (Beth Conway)
Volcanic Deception Island -- later we take the plunge!
Our ship -- the Orlova (Beth Conway)
Our ship -- the Orlova
Steam rises off the water at Deception Island (Beth Conway)
Steam rises off the water at Deception Island
Although there was steam -- water was NOT warm. BRRRR! (Beth Conway)
Although there was steam -- water was NOT warm. BRRRR!
(Beth Conway)
(Beth Conway)
(Beth Conway)
(Beth Conway)
(Beth Conway)
Gentoo and chinstrap penguins at Half Moon (Beth Conway)
Gentoo and chinstrap penguins at Half Moon
(Beth Conway)
Sea kayaking in Antarctica. Beautiful. (Beth Conway)
Sea kayaking in Antarctica.  Beautiful.
Humpback Whale!! (Beth Conway)
Humpback Whale!!
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