Category Archives: South Georgia and the Falklands

It’s Chile here…

Landed in Santiago, Chile at 6:30am local time this morning, Friday….that’s 4:30am CDT.  It’s hard having dinner at 9pm after departing Dallas and a breakfast snack this morning at 3:15am. I met one of the couples on my trip that … Continue reading

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South Georgia – The Trip Begins

I departed Kansas City on Oct. 20.  After an overnight flight, I arrived in Santiago, Chile at 6:30am the next morning ..Friday morning.  After clearing Immigration and Customs, it was a short walk across the street to our hotel.  I … Continue reading

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Sea Spirit, South Georgia and Shackleton

This was my home from Oct.22-Nov.6….It’s the M/V Sea Spirit.  It’s 297′ long and 50′ wide.  There were 100 passengers, 21 expedition staff from Cheeseman’s Ecology Tours and 68 crew members from the ship’s owner, Poseidon Expeditions.  It’s considered an … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Wildlife

I go on these little jaunts because I enjoy seeing all the wildlife in their natural setting.  It’s a chance to also improve my photographic technique.  Whether I’m capturing images of birds in flight or high school football games, there’s … Continue reading

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On a Wing and a…..

I not a birder.  I worked on my skill at shooting birds in flight during this trip but I don’t have a “life list” of birds I’m trying to see and/or photograph.  I know a lot of people are birders.  … Continue reading

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My Trip Mapped Out

I left Kansas City on Oct. 20 for Santiago, Chile arriving Saturday morning.  After one night in Santiago, our group flew early Saturday morning to Port Stanley in the Falklands.  Our schedule was to depart Stanley that afternoon but high … Continue reading

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