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Sailing south towards Antarctica

Sailing south towards Antarctica

After the absolutely sublime day yesterday at Gold Harbour and Drygalski Fjord, many guests went to bed late celebrating exceeded anticipations. The charm and glory of South Georgia having worked her magic on everybody on board. I was pulled up regarding my comments...
Thursday 5 January Wilhelmina Bay and Port Lockroy

Thursday 5 January Wilhelmina Bay and Port Lockroy

Early this morning, in somewhat grey, overcast conditions, Le Lyrial entered Wilhelmina Bay. My cabin mate was up until 1.30am preparing his lecture and PowerPoint for today. Thankfully he was thoughtful enough to do so on the top deck, and let me sleep. Before, he...
Tuesday 3 January Cuverville and Neko Harbour

Tuesday 3 January Cuverville and Neko Harbour

For readers believing that Antarctica’s weather is fickle, and can change within minutes, you may be incredulous to read that we had our THIRD magnificent day in a row today. Early morning found Le Lyrial cruising in the scenic Gerlache Strait, separating the...