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Deep South: Small-Ship Antarctica Expedition \ Photos

Incredible ice in the Weddell Sea
The first land we spotted in the Weddell Sea
Incredible ice in the Weddell Sea
Incredible ice in the Weddell Sea
Incredible ice in the Weddell Sea
Incredible ice in the Weddell Sea
Incredible ice in the Weddell Sea
Finding a leopard seal snoozing on ice
Incredible ice in the Weddell Sea
Hiking in Antarctica
A leopard seal peeks at us over ice
Incredible ice in the Weddell Sea
A lone Adelie penguin on an ice floe
Massive tabular icebergs in the Weddell Sea
Incredible ice in the Weddell Sea
Incredible ice in the Weddell Sea
Adelie penguin soaking up some sun
Hiking in Antarctica
Visiting a colony of Adelie penguins!
Hiking in Antarctica
Adelie penguins
Admiring Adelie penguins
Adelie penguins
A beautiful Antarctic sunset
Enjoying a sunset hike in Antarctica
Hiking in Antarctica!
Zodiac cruising in polar waters
Whale watching at sunrise
Incredible sunrise over the Weddell Sea
Incredible ice in the Weddell Sea
Watching sunrise over glassy waters from the deck
Massive flat-topped tabular icebergs in the Weddell Sea
Admire Antarctic fur seals - from a safe distance, of course!
Admire Antarctic fur seals
Taking a moment to admire the incredible ice!
Moulting Adelie penguin
Ocean Nova among the ice
Zodiacs ferry passengers between the ship and shore
Hiking in Antarctica!
Mirror-like waters in protected bays
Zodiacs navigating around ice
I took the polar plunge!
Details in Recoleta Cemetery
Exploring beautiful Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires
In the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires
Beautiful bookstore in Buenos Aires
Happy to make our first landing!
Me with some Adelie penguins
Sunset over the Weddell Sea
Returning to the Ocean Nova at sunset
Beautiful sunset light on the Ocean Nova
Hiking in Antarctica
Hike for incredible views
Incredible views from our hike!
Watching the zodiacs navigate the ice
Hiking up high for spectacular views
Stunning views from our hike
Flags mark the end of the trail, overlooking the bay
Glassy waters full of ice
Sculptural icebergs as far as the eye can see!
Ocean Nova among icebergs
The incredible texture of ancient ice
Incredible ice formations
Returning to Ocean Nova after an excursion
A quiet moment on the beach to admire the ice
A guide marks the end of the trail overlooking the bay
Ocean Nova waiting for us in the bay
Watch for whale blows!
Cruising among icebergs in the Weddell sea
A Weddell seal watches the ship cruise by
Spot Gentoo penguins in Antarctica
Look for Gentoo penguins on your cruise!
Gentoo penguins hopping up the rocky shore
Look for Gentoo penguins
Watch the antics of Gentoo penguins
Gentoo penguins in Antarctica
Visit a chinstrap penguin colony
Gentoo penguins coming ashore
Get up close to glaciers
Trekking to a glacier in the South Shetlands
Hiking in the South Shetland islands
Elephant seal in the South Shetlands
Admire Antarctic fur seals
Fur seals eyeing visitors to their island
Visiting a chinstrap penguin colony on Deception Island
Chinstrap penguins making some noise!
Chinstrap penguins chasing each other across the volcanic landscape
Fur seals and penguins on the beaches of Deception Island
Our guide Zibo broke out the guitar for a sing-along at our continental landing
Our guide Zibo broke out the guitar for a sing-along at our continental landing
My 4th continent!
My 4th continent!
Zodiac coming to pick us up from our continental landing
Our guide Kenn describing the glaciers around us
Heading back to Ocean Nova after our excursion
Whale watching in Antarctica
Whale watching in Antarctica
Glaciers and ice in Antarctica
Stunning mountain landscapes in Antarctica
Whale watching in Antarctica
Stunning mountain landscapes in Antarctica
Whale watching in Antarctica
Ocean Nova waiting for us in the bay
Whale watching in Antarctica
Whale watching in Antarctica
Whale watching in Antarctica
Whale watching in Antarctica
Stunning mountain landscapes in Antarctica
The route Ocean Nova took for our cruise.
Mandatory emergency drill
Climbing up a steep, slippery hill on our first landing
A humpback whale breached right in front of us in Fournier Bay!
Our hiking group standing on a glacier in the South Shetlands
The gang's all here! Continental landing at Orne Harbour.

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