Antarctica Adventure - 2002

David Fletcher, an English historian and manager of British Antarctic Survey stations for 27 years; Don Walsh, an American oceanographer; Patty Hostiuck, an expert on Antarctic seabirds and seals. They were really a formidable team of scientists (all with Ph.D.’s in their fields) who provided excellent lectures all during the “sea days” and on-the-spot information to us at landings. Now, we were completely primed and ready. So after our first of too many delicious gourmet suppers, we went out on deck where the weather was still mild as it had been in Ushuaia to watch the twinkling lights of the city fade into a glorious sunset over the Andes with birds shadowing the ship all the way out the Beagle Channel into the Atlantic .

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