Photos from Antarctica expedition aboard the Ocean Diamond: awesome wildlife, amazing vistas, diverse weather.
Albatross. Penguins. Seals. Whales. Giant waves. Glaciers. Spectacular land- and seascapes. All this and more on a 17 day voyage from Ushuaia, Argentina, to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia Island and the Antarctic Peninsula.
With the help of Adventure Life, we planned a last-minute trip to the Falkland Islands last December. We wanted to time our travels with the breeding cycle of the migratory penguins and we definitely succeeded - we saw so many fluffy, chubby baby penguins and were lucky enough to see albatross chicks and baby seals too!
A trip beyond expectations, seven friends set out to cruise the southern seas.
Gentoo penguins, king penguins, adele penguins, chinstrap penguins, rockhopper penguins, Orca whales, fur seals, elephant seals, weddell seals, crabeater seals, birds, and more!
When my wife and I finally went to Antarctica in November on the Ocean Nova, a “Quark” ship that carried us and 62 other passengers, it was the highlight of the year, if not a lifetime (well not yet!).
Falkland Islands tour come true. It was a truly amazing tour! Actually it was a spiritual adventure in some ways and this was made possible by the warmth and friendship of all the people we met in the Falklands. I can't say enough about this tour to adequately say how much it meant to us. We didn't realize how moving the whole experience was until after we had returned home and gone over the …
I know the trip has not started yet - but the adventure most certainly has. Excursions to adventure stores for clothing, my friends, initially excited for me, are starting to get a glazed looks whenever conversation turns (is pushed) towards holidays.