Just another day in Antarctica - no big deal (Kassi Magruder)
Just another day in Antarctica - no big deal
Flying over Mount St. Helends in Washington (Kassi Magruder)
Flying over Mount St. Helends in Washington
Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires (Kassi Magruder)
Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires
Found a great microbrewery in Ushuaia! (Kassi Magruder)
Found a great microbrewery in Ushuaia!
The port of Ushuaia from up the hill (Kassi Magruder)
The port of Ushuaia from up the hill
Tierra del Fuego mountains (Kassi Magruder)
Tierra del Fuego mountains
The port! Readying ourselves for the Drake Passage (Kassi Magruder)
The port!  Readying ourselves for the Drake Passage
Great little cabin (Kassi Magruder)
Great little cabin
Surprisingly big cabin on the Akademik Ioffe (Kassi Magruder)
Surprisingly big cabin on the Akademik Ioffe
Beautiful mountains on the Beagle Channel (Kassi Magruder)
Beautiful mountains on the Beagle Channel
The Drake! Drake Lake on the way south. (Kassi Magruder)
The Drake!  Drake Lake on the way south.
Great ski guide, Paul, assesses the snow (Kassi Magruder)
Great ski guide, Paul, assesses the snow
Warming up with cider and peanuts! (Kassi Magruder)
Warming up with cider and peanuts!
Melanie puts skins to ski. (Kassi Magruder)
Melanie puts skins to ski.
The group after our first run in the South Shetland Islands! (Kassi Magruder)
The group after our first run in the South Shetland Islands!
Getting gear in the zodiacs (Kassi Magruder)
Getting gear in the zodiacs
Stormy rocks (Kassi Magruder)
Stormy rocks
Petrels on iceberg (Kassi Magruder)
Petrels on iceberg
Gentoo Penguins in the storm (Kassi Magruder)
Gentoo Penguins in the storm
Chinstrap penguin (Kassi Magruder)
Chinstrap penguin
First landing on Antarctica! (Kassi Magruder)
First landing on Antarctica!
First of many thousand of penguins (Kassi Magruder)
First of many thousand of penguins
Gentoo mating! (Kassi Magruder)
Gentoo mating!
Freeing the zodiac from the ice - our fearless crew! (Kassi Magruder)
Freeing the zodiac from the ice - our fearless crew!
Almost trapped in the ice! (Kassi Magruder)
Almost trapped in the ice!
First kayaking excursion (Kassi Magruder)
First kayaking excursion
Out they go! (Kassi Magruder)
Out they go!
Liz piloting the zodiac (Kassi Magruder)
Liz piloting the zodiac
Worth every penny (Kassi Magruder)
Worth every penny
Zodiac cruising (Kassi Magruder)
Zodiac cruising
Zodiac cruising (Kassi Magruder)
Zodiac cruising
After a long day of skiing (Kassi Magruder)
After a long day of skiing
Skiing the peninsula (Kassi Magruder)
Skiing the peninsula
Playing with the beacons (Kassi Magruder)
Playing with the beacons
A chinstrap colony at the top of the mountain - who knew?!? (Kassi Magruder)
A chinstrap colony at the top of the mountain - who knew?!?
Waiting for the zodiac pickup (Kassi Magruder)
Waiting for the zodiac pickup
The skies finally starting to clear (Kassi Magruder)
The skies finally starting to clear
Antarctica - gorgeous (Kassi Magruder)
Antarctica - gorgeous
Walking down the gangplank (Kassi Magruder)
Walking down the gangplank
Maggie in the zodiac (Kassi Magruder)
Maggie in the zodiac
Blue skies (Kassi Magruder)
Blue skies
The Akademik Ioffe! (Kassi Magruder)
The Akademik Ioffe!
Peaks abound (Kassi Magruder)
Peaks abound
More beauty - when can I go back?! (Kassi Magruder)
More beauty - when can I go back?!
(Kassi Magruder)
(Kassi Magruder)
(Kassi Magruder)
(Kassi Magruder)
Baileys and hot chocolate = perfect zodiac cruising (Kassi Magruder)
Baileys and hot chocolate = perfect zodiac cruising
Loading the zodiacs (Kassi Magruder)
Loading the zodiacs
All set to go - time for the next one! (Kassi Magruder)
All set to go - time for the next one!
Chinstrap (Kassi Magruder)
Chinstrap
Adelie flying out of the water! (Kassi Magruder)
Adelie flying out of the water!
Beautiful ice (Kassi Magruder)
Beautiful ice
(Kassi Magruder)
(Kassi Magruder)
Penguin love (Kassi Magruder)
Penguin love
So cute and cuddly .... (Kassi Magruder)
So cute and cuddly ....
Typical Antarctica vista (Kassi Magruder)
Typical Antarctica vista
Arriving to the peninsula (Kassi Magruder)
Arriving to the peninsula
We skied that (Kassi Magruder)
We skied that
Thousands! (Kassi Magruder)
Thousands!
(Kassi Magruder)
(Kassi Magruder)
(Kassi Magruder)
Curious little guy checks out my backpack (Kassi Magruder)
Curious little guy checks out my backpack
Good photo ops (Kassi Magruder)
Good photo ops
View from the zodiac (Kassi Magruder)
View from the zodiac
(Kassi Magruder)
(Kassi Magruder)
Good weather in November! (Kassi Magruder)
Good weather in November!
(Kassi Magruder)
Excitement - even after loads of trips to Antarctica! (Kassi Magruder)
Excitement - even after loads of trips to Antarctica!
Dance party on the bow (Kassi Magruder)
Dance party on the bow
Dance party/happy hour! (Kassi Magruder)
Dance party/happy hour!
Making new friends (Kassi Magruder)
Making new friends
Before sunset (Kassi Magruder)
Before sunset
It's a whale! (Kassi Magruder)
It's a whale!
Great food! (Kassi Magruder)
Great food!
Overnight kayakers departing (Kassi Magruder)
Overnight kayakers departing
Kayaking past a penguin rookery (Kassi Magruder)
Kayaking past a penguin rookery
(Kassi Magruder)
Port Lockroy (Kassi Magruder)
Port Lockroy
The little dots are skiers (Kassi Magruder)
The little dots are skiers
Mating season (Kassi Magruder)
Mating season
Port Lockroy mountains (Kassi Magruder)
Port Lockroy mountains
Stand up paddleboarding in Antarctica! (Kassi Magruder)
Stand up paddleboarding in Antarctica!
View from my kayak (Kassi Magruder)
View from my kayak
(Kassi Magruder)
Awesome day on the water (Kassi Magruder)
Awesome day on the water
(Kassi Magruder)
Aitcho Island seal (Kassi Magruder)
Aitcho Island seal
Aitcho in the South Shetlands (Kassi Magruder)
Aitcho in the South Shetlands
Great crew on the Ioffe! (Kassi Magruder)
Great crew on the Ioffe!
Last landing on our voyage (Kassi Magruder)
Last landing on our voyage
Kayaking in Antarctica (Kassi Magruder)
Kayaking in Antarctica
Kassandra Magruder
Exquisite Antarctica 2011