Before our morning expedition, we were visited by a fleet (or whatever the word is) of Orca whales.
Meanwhile, the Argentine navy continued to keep a close watch on us.....
|Yes, it was that color|
|An Argentine base|
|Closeup of an iceberg|
|More ice sculpture|
|Up close and personal with some ice|
|An ice cave|
|Some perspective on the size of the icebergs|
According to the guide, the more compressed the ice gets, the clearer it gets. The photo below shows ice in various stages of compression.
|A sample of some very old ice|
|I think this is a kelp gull|
|Another skua, or maybe the same one|
|A penguin and skua keep close eye on the Argentine base|
|Kayakers navigating the ice|
|Kayakers, penguins and glaciers|
|More perspective on the icebergs|
|Under an iceberg|
|A Weddell seal|
|A Zodiac convoy|
|Why you shouldn't walk on a glacier|
|This is where Superman stays when he visits Antarctica|
After returning to the boat, we had an outdoor barbecue.
|Another collection of Orca whales|
|What happens to the ice we collect on the Zodiacs|
Next: Back to Ushuaia, and home