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Cape Horn and crossing the Drake

Cape Horn and crossing the Drake

It would be impossible for me to describe the pleasure of collecting a Latte’ at The Bistro early this morning, and heading up to deck 12, to observe our ship approaching Cape Horn. This infamous tip of South America, reknown for her storms and unpredictable...
Thursday 22 December Cruising the Scotia Sea

Thursday 22 December Cruising the Scotia Sea

Last evening we set our clocks back an hour, which everyone was very grateful for, securing an extra hour’s sleep on a rather bumpy night on board. Five meter swells have created a lot of movement, and Le Comete restaurant on Deck 6 will remain closed all day as...
December 18, at sea

December 18, at sea

Another full day at sea, with plenty on offer to keep everyone entertained. Patri began with her magnificent Penguin lecture “Birds in Tuxedos”. Of course, everybody is dying to see Penguins, or rather more of them. We were lucky enough to see Magellanic...