Phote reportage of the Oceanwide Expeditions trip to Antarctica.
The Ross Sea and beyound (15-02 t/m 21-03-2013)
Video clips of this yourney on YouTube.
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The journey to New Sealand and
visit the Queens Park in Invercargill.
Day 1 to 3: Embarking the Ortelius and on the way to the Macquarie Island.
Day 4: Macquarie Island: Australian Antarctic station at Buckles Bay and Sandy Bay area.
Day 5: Macquarie Island: Zodiac cruise at Lusitania Bay.
Day 6 to 9: Across the convergence, South of 60°, Near Balleny Islands, Across the Antarctic Circle, South to the Ross Sea.
Day 10: Towards Cape Adare. First time sunny weather, time for a helicopter flight.
Day 11: Strong winds at Camp Ridley, Cape Adare. Packice in the evening and the first Emperor Penguin.
Day 12: Zodiac cruise to Cape Hallett.
Day 13: To much ice for Terra Nova Bay, passing Franklin Island towards Ross Island.
Day 14: 1) Scott's Terra Nova Hut at Cape Evans on Ross Island.
2) Inside Scott's Terra Nova Hut.
3) Towards McMurdo Sound, many Killer Whales and a walk on ice, with a Emperor Penguin.
Day 15: 1) The Dry Valleys.
2) Scott’s Discovery hut at Hut Point.
Day 16: 1) Visit to New Zealand's Scott Base and climbed the Observation Hill.
2) Shackleton's Nimrod hut at Cape Royds.
Day 17 to 19: Heading out of the Ross Sea and cross the international date line.
Day 20 to 23: Sailing in the Amundsen Sea.
Day 24 to 25: Exploring the Amundsen Sea.
Day 26: Helicopter landing on the remote volcanic Peter I Island.
Day 27 to 28: Bellingshausen Sea and Antarctic Peninsula.
Day 29: Antarctic Peninsula.
Day 30 to 31: Crossing the calm Drake Passage, view on Cape Horn.
Day 32: Disembarking in Ushuaia and back home.
Special things: 1) All the people on board the m/v Ortelius.
2) Sailing route maps.
3) Ice charts.
4) Daily programms.