Posts tagged Drake Passage
Antarctica expedition on Bark Europa, Part 6 - Last days and farewell Antarctica

During the second half of Antarctic Peninsula exploration, we reach our southernmost point. The pressing time schedule and unfavorable weather forecasts don't allow us to go any further south. Let's enjoy last few days in Antarctica before turning the ship around and leave this beautiful continent behind.

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Antarctica expedition on Bark Europa, Part 3 - Crossing the Drake Passage and first landing

It is time to leave Ushuaia Ushuaia and set the sail for Antarctica. The dreaded Drake Passage is ahead. I saw big cargo and cruise ships battle the swells. Doing it on square sail rigger such as Europa will be that much more challenging.But I am ready and dare to say, I am looking forward to it.

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