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Jonathan's Adventures to Antarctica
Zodiac excursion during an Antarctica nature tour
Exploring the Great White Continent - From Jonathan's Antarctica travel journal and the Professor Molchanov's Travel Log.
Setting Out from Ushuaia
Latitude: 54 15.0' S, Longitude: 68 19.0' W, Wind Speed: 0 knots 0, Weather Conditions: calm, Distance covered in previous 24 hours: 0.0 nautical miles (nm), Air Temperature: 0 C, Sea Temperature: 0 C It was nice getting a full night's sleep in Ushuaia, waking up excited for the adventures ahead. During breakfast at the hotel, I …
Crossing the Drake Channel
Latitude: 56 42.0' S, Longitude: 65 25.0' W, Wind Speed: 10 knots SSW, Weather Conditions: Cloudy, Distance covered in previous 24 hours: 163.5 nautical miles (nm), Air Temperature: 2 C, Sea Temperature: 1 C
We awoke to find the Drake in a frame of mind that wasn't exactly tempestuous, but could be reasonably described as boisterous: swells …
Latitude: 60 1.0' S, Longitude: 61 45.0' W, Wind Speed: 0 knots 0, Weather Conditions: Sunny, Distance covered in previous 24 hours: 253.5 nautical miles (nm), Air Temperature: 0 C, Sea Temperature: -1 C
The dawn heralded even smoother seas -- the Drake Passage was dubbed by the expedition staff as the "Drake Lake" overnight -- and …
Arrival at the Antarctic Peninsula
Today was one of those sublime days in Antarctica when pretty well everything was perfect. Half Moon Island between the glistening jewels of Livingston and Greenwich Islands was to be our very first landing. You could just sense that today was going to be good!
By 0700 it became a little duller; there was even a brief flurry of snow as we …
Waking up to Antarctica
Latitude: 64 3.0' S, Longitude: 62 37.0' W, Wind Speed: 0 knots 0, Weather Conditions: Sunny, Distance covered in previous 24 hours: 146.3 nautical miles (nm), Air Temperature: 1 C, Sea Temperature: -1 C
By the time we had breakfast and dropped anchor at our position off Cuverville Island, the wind too had dropped to nothing -- perfect …
Latitude: 65 11.0' S, Longitude: 64 8.0' w, Wind Speed: 6 knots NNE, Weather Conditions: Snowing, Distance covered in previous 24 hours: 57.2 nautical miles (nm), Air Temperature: 0 C, Sea Temperature: -1 C
We woke up with some grey clouds and snow falling. We spent the first part of the morning at Peterman Island, the site of the Oceanites …
Last day in Antarctica
Latitude: 64 49.0' S, Longitude: 62 40.0' W, Wind Speed: 0 knots 0, Weather Conditions: Sunny, Distance covered in previous 24 hours: 68.7 nautical miles (nm), Air Temperature: 5 C, Sea Temperature: 3 C
After breakfast, we were in position to disembark at Neko Harbor in Andvord Bay, our final landing of the trip. Over the last few days, we have …
Back to Ushuaia, Argentina
Latitude: 61 10.0' S, Longitude: 64 16.0' W, Wind Speed: 14 knots NW, Weather Conditions: Fog, rough seas, Distance covered in previous 24 hours: 228.5 nautical miles (nm), Air Temperature: 1 C, Sea Temperature: 1 C
There was a sense of melancholy as we left Antarctica and were now traveling northbound. Did we all just fall in love with …
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