Lat. S 550 58’
Lon. W 0670 13’
The Drake Passage rounding
"I am the
albatross that waits for you at the end of the earth. I am the forgotten soul
of the dead sailors who crossed Cape Horn from all the seas of the world.
But they did not die in the furious waves. Today they fly in my wings to
eternity in the last trough of the Antarctic wind."
poem by Sara
Vial inscribed on the albatross sculpture at Cape Horn
Cape Horn: The southernmost
land in the New World. This tip of South America is 1,300 miles further south
than the Cape of Good Hope and 600 miles below the latitude of New Zealand’s
Steward Island. Until the Panama Canal was opened, Cape Horn, also called
‘Cape Stiff’, or just the ‘Horn’, was the principle route from the east coast
of N. America to the Far East and from Australia to England.
arrival time at Cape Horn.
0700 - 0800
Early bird breakfast available in the Explorer Lounge.
0800 - 0930
Breakfast is served in the Dining Room.
Last day for
laundry service! Please have your laundry ready for pick up this morning.
Antarctic Treaty and Antarctic Tourism: Join Ian and the expedition
team for an interactive discussion in the Explorer Lounge.
1030 Freshly made Bouillon
available in the Explorer Lounge.
Final Recap and Disembarkation Briefing - Please join your expedition
team in the Explorer Lounge for a recap of the highlights of our southern
1230 - 1400
Lunch is served in the Dining Room.
the Albatross Campaign: Please join Ken in the Magellan Lounge for a presentation
on the crisis in the southern ocean long line fishery.
1500 - 1630
Please see the Purser at Reception for settlement of your accounts and Ernie
for the return of all borrowed cameras.
video: Kennan and Karen will preview the video “Wolf”. Join them
in the Magellan lounge.
time in the Explorer Lounge.
arrival time to the Port of Ushuaia.
Farewell Cocktail Reception begins in the Explorer Lounge. This will be followed
by a raffle in the lounge of the artist's rendered navigational chart to raise
donations for the Save The Albatross Campaign. US$5.00 per ticket.
is served in the Dining Room.
presentation: My Name Is Sam, staring Sean Penn. (93 min)
night snacks available in the Explorer Lounge.
*** Please Note ***
The return of ALL BOOKS
to the Library today would be appreciated.