One of the most stunning places I’ve been so far in my travels is Antarctica. I never imagined that a color palate of blue, white, gray and black could be so breathtaking. But the getting there was rough going.
Thank goodness we were on a large cruise ship with stabilizers. Even that didn’t prevent lots of rocking and rolling when we sailed into a storm. The situation became so dangerous the captain made the decision to turn around and reorganize our trip. This led to a group of stupid people protesting to the point they shoved the Hotel Director when she tried to calm them down. Their cruise was cut short. Security escorted them to their cabins and when we finally made a port of call, they were escorted off the ship.
The weather had improved when we made our way back toward Antarctica. We didn’t get to a couple of scheduled locations, but the cruise through Paradise Bay was amazing…cold, but freaking amazing!
Here are a few pictures of the trip.
|Me Freezing --- yes, it was COLD, but so worth the shivers!|
|The view from our cabin|
|Finally, calm water! Love the clouds.|
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