[oo - shw eye - ah] Argentina, in the Patagonia region, an island of Tierra Del Fuego. Southernmost City in the World. Situated between the Beagle Channel and the Andes Mountains.
Icebergs: Floating Fortress of Frost
More than 80% of an iceberg's mass is hidden beneath the surface of the water. These pieces have fallen off Antarctic Glaciers -- the ice thousands of years old.
Antarctica: St. George and Half Moon Islands
A Polish research station is housed on St. George Island, studying the effect of tourism on the environment. These islands are part of a cauldera -- a sunken crater from a volcano that blew millions of years ago.
Wildlife: Up Close and Personal
While we didn't get a picture of the Crabeater seal, we sighted several humpback whales pods (those black spots in the water), several species of birds, and some porpoises. Oh, and a few penguins...
New Year's Eve: A Gala Event
Anchored just north of Half Moon Island, we counted down to the New Year two hours before Eastern Standard Time on the Aegean I.