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november 2012

BUENOS AIRES, 30.11.2012 - Argentina, the country of beef ...
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

CAPE HOORN / CHILE, 29.11.2012 - Arriving at Cape Hoorn, the most southern point of South America where
the South Atlantic and the South Pacific converge ... one of the most terrible places in the sea,
where more than 800 ships with more than 10'000 seamen rest on the bottom of the waters.
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

DRAKE PASSAGE, 28.11.2012 - Happy Birthday my dear Vreni, celebrating whilst crossing the
dreaded Drake Passage in a good mood with a special surprise from the MS-Bremen
confectionery.
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

NEKO HARBOUR / ANTARCTICA, 27.11.2012 - Leaving the Penguins and the Antarctica ...
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

ANTARCTICA, 26.11.2012 - Passage through the most beautiful Lemaire Channel.
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

DECEPTION ISLAND / SOUTH SHETLAND, 25.11.2012 - Roger & Rémy having a (very short) bath
in the 1.3° cold waters of the caldera on Deception Island.
shot by julia for MS-Bremen passengers ...

POINT WILD / SOUTH SHETLANDS, 24.11.2012 - Point Wild on Elephant Island, the place where the Explorer
Sir Ernest-Henry Shackleton's 21 men survived under
second-in-commander Frank Wild more than 100 days before
being safed by Shackleton, sailing with 5 men on a small boat to South Georgia searching for help and turning
back to recover his crew aboard the cutter boat Yelcho.
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

SOUTH SHETLANDS, 22.11.2012 - Stormy weather on the passage from South Georgia to South Shetlands made
our captain choose a
circumvention of more than 500 sea miles to avoid problems ...
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

GRYTVIKEN / SOUTH GEORGIA, 20.11.2012 - Grytviken is an very interesting place on South Georgia Island: Explorer Sir Ernest-Henry Shackleton
found help here to rescue the 21 men left behind on Elephant Island. Shackelton's grave on the cemetery remembers this part of history.
The place still shows how the Norwegian built whale station looked like. Up to 800 men worked in the whaling business and killed
about 175'000 whales in the waters around South Georgia during ca. 50 years of activitiy until 1965.
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

SALISBURY PLAIN / SOUTH GEORGIA, 19.11.2012 - Thousands and thousands of King Penguins seen in Salisbury Plain, South Georgia.
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

STANLEY / FALKLAND ISLANDS, 16.11.2012 - 30 years passed since the Falkland War fought 1982 between Argentina & Great Britain.
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

NEW ISLAND / FALKLAND ISLANDS, 15.11.2012 - A blue-eyed Cormorant or Shag.
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

SOUTH ATLANTIC, 14.11.2012 - A black brow Albatross.
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

SOUTH ATLANTIC, 13.11.2012 - Sun down over the south Atlantic on the way from Montevideo to the Falkland Islands.
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

MONTEVIDEO / URUGUAY, 11.11.2012 - An old railway carriage exposed in a vineyard -
looks
symptomatical for the situation in Uruguay nowadays ...
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

MONTEVIDEO / URUGUAY, 10.11.2012 - Almost arrived in Montevideo - cruising on the Rio de la Plata isn't that easy ...
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

SOUTH ATLANTIC, 5.11.2012 - Waves on the South Atlantic ...
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...

SOUTH ATLANTIC, 3.11.2012 - St. Peter & Paul, in the middle of nowhere ... in the South Atlantic ...
shot by rémy steinegger for fun ...


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