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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

A couple pictures from Antarctica

As often happens in "adventure travel," plans change due to the current circumstances. Yesterday a skier fell into a 35 foot cervasse and broke his leg. Thankfully, the guides were able to extract him and he's doing well now. We are heading up to King George's Island where the Chilean Military will be able to airlift him out (guess we're gonna find how well that rescue insurance works). Not sure the plans after that, there is hope we're gonna be able to get a short ski in this afternoon.

But for now, enjoy a few pics...

The mountain behind me on Anveres Island is about 7000' tall!


Yesterday's ski objective

Fin Whales we saw on the second day of our crossing

It's a tough life for a seal!

Sunset last night

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