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At sea – Febru­ar 17, 2017

The­re is a fair and steady bree­ze blowing around the sou­thern­most cor­ner of New Zea­land, the sun is shi­ning, warm­ly and stron­gly, the air war­mer than I have expe­ri­en­ced it for qui­te some time.
Exact­ly 100 pas­sen­gers from almost just as many coun­tries have found their way to our ship, the Orte­li­us, and ever­y­bo­dy is curious what the next weeks will bring. It is the begin­ning of an Ant­arc­tic Odys­sey, more than 6000 miles are ahead of us.

Gal­le­ry – At sea – Febru­ar 17, 2017

Click on thumb­nail to open an enlar­ged ver­si­on of the spe­ci­fic pho­to.

A light, plea­sant bree­ze is blowing during the first few miles, we have set cour­se south for Camp­bell Island. Two years ago, we spent more than a day loo­king at the island in for­ce 10 winds and bey­ond. Which was, in a way, impres­si­ve and beau­ti­ful, but going ashore is the real thing. Will it work this time? We are curious, fin­gers cros­sed. It would be a dream come true.

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