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Mon Jul 10, 2017, 10:50 PM

Going to sail to the Falklands, South Georgia, South Shetland Islands, and Antarctica

In Oct./Nov. Will be gone 22 days and return to Ushuaia, Argentina via the Drake Passage.

Hope this 69 year old can make it.

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Reply Going to sail to the Falklands, South Georgia, South Shetland Islands, and Antarctica (Original post)
sinkingfeeling Jul 2017 OP
Sneederbunk Jul 2017 #1
sinkingfeeling Jul 2017 #2
Blues Heron Jul 2017 #3
sinkingfeeling Jul 2017 #4
Blues Heron Jul 2017 #5
Turbineguy Jul 2017 #6
FM123 Jul 2017 #7
Major Nikon Jul 2017 #8

Response to sinkingfeeling (Original post)

Mon Jul 10, 2017, 10:57 PM

1. The Shetland Islands will be a liitle out of your way.

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Response to Sneederbunk (Reply #1)

Mon Jul 10, 2017, 10:58 PM

2. South Shetland Islands.

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Original post)

Mon Jul 10, 2017, 11:00 PM

3. Well you have a darkly approriate moniker for this kind of trip!

What boat are you going on? I looked into the Kapitan Klebnikov a few years back but got sticker shock. Would love to make that voyage some day.

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Response to Blues Heron (Reply #3)

Mon Jul 10, 2017, 11:03 PM

4. Going on the 'G Expedition with G Adventures. They're a Canadian outfit. Ship holds up to 134.

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #4)

Mon Jul 10, 2017, 11:08 PM

5. Nice looking ship

Looks like it could handle some southern ocean seas no prob.

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Original post)

Mon Jul 10, 2017, 11:11 PM

6. I once saw an incredible green flash in the South Atlantic.

Keep the eye peeled and enjoy the trip!

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Original post)

Mon Jul 10, 2017, 11:12 PM

7. What an exciting adventure! Please post photos of your trip when you get back.

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Original post)

Mon Jul 10, 2017, 11:38 PM

8. I will be on the other side of the continent at around the same time

Lima and Cusco

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