From Antarctica to Alba

The team is back in St Andrews! Only a day late…… and with a few tales to tell about Argentinian airlines and airports. It’s been an incredible trip! Watch this space for post-expedition updates, information and more photos.

Ushuaia, back and back again

We were meant to fly to Buenos Aires on Sunday night, but our good karma seems to have taken a day off. Our Aerolineas flight first is delayed, then finally cancelled late at night due to technical difficulties. We retrieve our checked-in luggage and are transferred...

Terra firma Tierra del Fuego

We’re back where it all began, in Ushuaia. Our expedition vessel, the MV Ushuaia docked early on Saturday morning in her name-giving town. A glorious early morning sun lit up very tired faces. The 52 hour in the Drake Passage battling a force 11 storm and last...

Drake Passage (60°S heading north)

Last night we experienced the rock’n roll of a rough Drake Passage, so most of us didn’t get much sleep. Breakfast sees many empty places, and a generally reduced appetite (except for a few hardy souls who still tuck into scrambled eggs, bacon and croissants). Several...