Journey into the Unknown: Life on the Sea Spirit

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One last team photo, just before we left for Antarctica

The time has finally arrived! As the Sea Spirit pushed away from the dock, there was an initial cheering from everyone on the expedition, but then, it was almost as if the weight of knowing what leaving Ushuaia meant hit everyone all at once; there was a moment of silence and reflection. The view from the Beagle Channel was spectacular though.

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Leaving Ushuaia

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Mountains surrounding the Beagle Channel


The text in this post was taken from an original journal entry made during the International Antarctic Expedition 2013, written on March 3, 2013 in the Beagle Channel.

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