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A Fuller Antarctica Adventure

My daughters, Katy and Becca, and I visited the 7th continent for Christmas break on our Antarctica trip.

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Looking for food the whales made available
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mary Fuller
We welcome the new year with a bike tour of Buenos Ares. Four of us travel through the city on bamboo bikes. We got the attention of many people who wanted to ask us about the bamboo bike. I, of …
Cape petrels
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mary Fuller
Becca and I spent the day exploring on foot, eating, drinking and shopping in street markets. We found the artisans craft fair. It is great to see the handmade objects of a different culture. At …
One humpback whale
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mary Fuller
After a morning of walking to see the three country convergence in the sunshine and home in the pouring rain, Becca and I readied for our bus ride back to Buenos Ares. It was an 8 hour ride in …
Anchors aweigh
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mary Fuller
This was a great day in nature. We hiked, we rode the boat under the falls, we hiked, we viewed the falls from below, above and on level, we hiked, we rode the shuttle train. We saw monkeys, coatis, …
Sea birds and the setting sun
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mary Fuller
The day was spent in travel. But behind us is the cold of Antarctica and ahead is the hot humid tropical weather of Iguazu. We looked a bit funny wearing warm boots, while everyone around us had on …
View from my room
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mary Fuller
Next we head North to Iguassu Falls and Buenos Ares
Sea adventurer on the Beagle channel
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mary Fuller
Back to Ushuaia and bittersweet partings from new friends from all over the world. Farewell to our home away from home, the Sea Adventurer Now when you walk the streets you see familiar faces. 54 …
Becca at the end of the world
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mary Fuller
Merry Christmas. And your gift is... calm seas on the Drake passage again. A sunset that lasts for hours and brings with it the most beautiful pink and blue sky. The birds fly around the ship as if …
Katy and Becca
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mary Fuller
It snowed on the ship. Our Australian friends really enjoyed that. Another friend celebrated his birthday. I got a picture of him under a rainbow. Beginning and ending the trip with rainbows. …
Katys serenity at the end of the world
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mary Fuller
First , and probably only, day of cold and wind- in the 30's F and 15 mph wind Of course this is the day we went to the geothermal Deception Island. So that was no real issue. Saw fur seal, …
Parque Nacionale
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mary Fuller
Today we visited Port Lockroy. Mailed letters at the post office. All of us have a bit of sunburn on our faces. We saw beautiful icebergs from water level in the kayaks and played sponge tag. Saw …
Rufous collared sparrow, tierra del Fuego national park
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mary Fuller
Today is the solstice- the longest day of the year. Another sunny, warm day. How lucky we are. Went to Vernadsky Landing and had a homemade vodka and visited the southernmost gift shop on the world. …
Local beer at Dublin pub
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mary Fuller
Beautiful sunny day again. Now we are wearing sweaters instead of parkas. Many Gentoo penguins, Skuas and their babes. Avalanches across the bay. Beautiful lookout view. Fun slide down the snow. We …
Ushuaia
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mary Fuller
Bright sun greets us with amazing temperatures and calm seas. Becca, my daughter and I get to kayak through Mickelson Bay and see blue icebergs, clear water and brash ice. Katy, my other daughter, …
March of the penguins
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mary Fuller
Crossed the Antarctic convergence during the night,62 58.0 S , 61 51.2'W. Calm settled weather is a pleasant surprise for these landlubbers. Then the 5 humpback whales come to play with our ship. …
Mary at the Worlds end
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mary Fuller
Day at sea brings informative lectures and rock hopper penguins far from home. Lots of sea birds join us on the voyage. 59 00.2'S 64 16.7'W
Ushuaia, Argentina
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mary Fuller
We spent the day at the end of the world- town, National park. Birds abound, amazing mountain vistas, glaciers, lakes of quiet beauty and hikes to enjoy everything up close and personal. Back to …
The digital age
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mary Fuller
We arrived in Ushuaia, a town that makes its own weather. Cold, rainy, then sunny and warm. Clouds percolate over the mountains. End of the world signs everywhere. If this is the end, How come we're …
First Rainbow of trip
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mary Fuller
Set off with my daughters, Katy and Becca, for a southernly adventure.- Antarctica. Left winter in Maryland to Summer in Argentina and Antarctica. First omen - rainbow over the planes in Miami, while …

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