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Antarctica Adventure with Sea Kayaking

Our family came to kayak in Antarctica. So we had an additional agenda to fulfill. Kayaking around the icebergs of this great continent. So many moments that seemed so surreal.

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Homeward bound...
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Cynthia Isaf
Our wake-up call was at 6:30am Far later than any other day But since we had reached calmer waters It was nice to sleep-in and peacefully lay Breakfast was a time for reminiscing And giving each …
"Mom and Dad, are you sure about this?"
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Cynthia Isaf
Oh, how we wish we were Coming into the Ushuaia Bay With the Drake Passage behind us Wishful thinking, wouldn't you say? One more day of rocking and rolling Fewer shipmates seen the whole day …
WHERE'S THE WATER????
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Cynthia Isaf
Back on the high seas we did go And that means The Drake Passage ahead Our next stop is Ushaia But we have to go through the very rough seas that we dread Captain Sergey said "We are going to …
A moment's peace...
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Cynthia Isaf
Last night's Christmas Eve festivities Swapping of presents and much celebrating in the bar Made getting-up at 5:00am this Christmas day One of the hardest get-up-and-go mornings, by far Deception …
"I was just fishing with the guys!"
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Cynthia Isaf
Today is a bit snowy But it doesn't stop us from doing what we do best Get on those Polar Pioneer zodiacs And visit the Gentoo penguins and their nests There's no walking on that brown path The …
"He better be back soon!"
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Cynthia Isaf
We woke-up to a rocking of the ship Strong winds were the forecast of the day But little could put a damper on this December 23rd, My daughter's 24th birthday! This was the night that we were to …
The kayakers 1st adventure begins...
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Cynthia Isaf
Bad weather forced the kayakers to not venture out So, we took zodiacs to Port Lockroy, the British Post Office and Base We shopped for all kinds of Antarctica memorabilia And mailed our post cards …
The ruggedness of Antarctica
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Cynthia Isaf
Our family came to kayak in Antarctica So we had an additional agenda to fulfill Kayaking around the icebergs of this great continent So many moments that seemed so surreal Each and every iceberg …
Can I take him home???
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Cynthia Isaf
We all gathered again in the lecture room There was much to learn in this briefing today As we were going to have our first Antarctica landing The start of great things that will surely come our way …
Our first landing...
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Cynthia Isaf
As we await our first sighting of our destination, This dream, we all hold so dear, We have time for a learning session or two Jenny, our biologist, has our undivided attention, as we wait to …
The first sighting of Antartctica
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Cynthia Isaf
The Polar Pioneer moved slowly into The Beagle Channel Ushuaia became only a beautiful memory We spent hours getting to know the layout of our ship And introducing ourselves to our Polar Pioneer …
Picture-Perfect Ushuaia
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Cynthia Isaf
We traveled to Ushuaia A place we had never been before All we knew was that it was at the tip of Argentina And the place that we were to begin our Antarctica tour Flying into this beautiful …

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