Category Archives: Argentina

Journey into the Unknown: Life on the Sea Spirit


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. Continue reading

Training and Team Building for IAE2013: Martial Glacier Hike

Good morning, Ushuaia!

What an exhilarating morning! Woke up to another beautiful sunrise, and after a quick breakfast, Team Malcolm* was up an out the door for our Martial Glacier hike. Weather conditions were perfect, and although there were a lot of small loose rocks and a steep climb, we all made it to the top without incident. Go team!

Team Malcolm on the Martial Glacier hike

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Waking Up in the Southernmost City in the World: Ushuaia, Argentina

Waking up in Ushuaia this morning, the sky was just glowing. The view from our room was absolutely breathtaking – all the hours spent traveling here (plus all the stress) was worth it. Continue reading