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