And then the kayakers went upstairs for our first safety demonstration on ocean kayaking with information on kayaking in a place with below freezing water, glaciers, icebergs, ice calving (the breaking of ice chunks from the edge of a glacier), whales, penguins, seals, and dolphins. … [Read more...] about Antarctica Trip Notes Part 3: Diverted To The Falkland Islands!
Ba Li Ice Cream: Dulce de Leche based Ice Cream is the specialty on this Tucuman Heladeria. Loaded with different goodies inside they’ll be happy to let you sample all of them. The Premium version and the granizada (chocolate pieces) are excellent. The Ice Cream cones themselves though had no flavor-stick with a cup. Cash only. … [Read more...] about Trip Notes: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Some crew members said that we would need to stay docked in Ushuaia overnight until they could truck in more fuel. Other crew members said we would make a stop in Puerto Williams, Chile to refuel. Other crew members said we would go to Antarctica and fill up there. Other members said we would have to take a 2 day diversion to the Falkland Islands to get fuel. … [Read more...] about Antarctica Trip Notes Part 2: Flying To End Of The World And Having The Southernmost Chanukah Party In Ushuaia
L.L.Bean Midweight Base Layer Pants (2) L.L.Bean Lightweight Base Layer Pants (4) L.L.Bean Midweight Base Layer Crew, Long Sleeve (2) L.L.Bean Lightweight Crew Base Layer, Long Sleeve (4) North Face Denali Fleece (1) L.L.Bean Ultralight 850 Stretch Down Hooded Jacket (1) Wigwam Men’s Merino Lite Hiker Midweight Crew Socks (4) Heat Holders Thermal Socks (2) Carhartt Men’s Cold Weather Boot Sock (2) Seirus Innovation Polartec Ultra Clava (1) Seirus Innovation Men’s Hyperlite All Weather Polartec Glove (1) Freehands Men’s Soft Shell Ski/Snowboard Gloves (1) Neos STABILicers Voyager Overshoe Traction Ice Cleat for Snow and Ice (1) Polartec/fleece pants (2) Wool Scarf (1) Wool Hat (1) 180s (1) Bathing suit and rash guard for polar plunge Sunglasses “Regular” clothes for 2 weeks Shabbos clothes: Kapota, Fedora, Dress Pants, Shirts, Shoes, etc. Reading material: Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage , … [Read more...] about Antarctica Trip Notes Part 4: Packing List, The Journey Down South, And The Southernmost Shabbos