Tuesday, December 28, 2004
Estrecho de la Maire enroute to the Falkland Islands
"The old man knew he was going far out and he left the
smell of the land behind and rowed out into the clean early morning smell
of the ocean."
- 0800 Early bird breakfast served in the Explorer Lounge
- 0930 Breakfast is served in the Dining Room.
0830 - 0900 For those
wishing to use the Fuji cameras during this voyage please come to the Reception
Desk to check out your camera.
of the Southern Ocean. Please join Ken Wright in the Lecture Hall for
an introduction to our winged wanderers. This will be followed by an introduction
to the use of binoculars.
Kennan and Karen ask that all people using the Fuji cameras to come to the
Magellan Hall for an introduction workshop for the proper usage of these cameras.
Credit Card Imprint.
For those of you paying
your shipboard account at the end of the trip by credit card,
please bring your credit
card to Reception Desk for an imprint.
Freshly made Bouillon available in the Explorer Lounge.
Expedition! Please join your Expedition Leader, Brad Rhees, in the Explorer
Lounge for an overview of our expedition, a mandatory briefing on the
IAATO guidelines and a Zodiac briefing. All must be present for this discussion.
Lunch is served in the Dining Room.
Cetaceans; an introduction to Whales of the Southern Oceans. Please
join Colin Baird in the Magellan Lounge to learn of the whales we may see
during our voyage.
1600 Tea time in the
Islands Overview. Please join your lecture team in the Magellan
Lounge for an introduction to the natural and cultural history of the Falkland
Islands. Briefing on tomorrow morning’s stop at New Island and West Point
Island in the afternoon.
1930 - 2100 Dinner
is served in the Dining Room.
- Along Way from Nowhere - A video of Antarctica shot by our resident
photographers, Kennan and Karen Ward, will be shown in the Magellan Lounge.
Did you know - the Southern Elephant
Seal rivals the Sperm Whale as the deepest diving mammal in the oceans, feeding
on squid at depths as much as a mile.