Today started in Paradise Bay with a shore landing at Almirante Brown Antarctic Base, an currently unoccupied Argentine research base. While on shore some of us hiked up the hill behind the base for a better look around. We then did a Zodiac cruise around the area.

Antarctica, Research Base

Unoccupied Argentina Research Base

Gentoo Penguins, Antarctica

Gentoo Penguins

Gentoo Penguins, Antarctica

Gentoo Penguin

Aatarctica, Hike

Hiking up to the top of the hill behind the base.

Skua, Antarctica


Antarctica, Zodiac, Iceberg

One of the Zodiacs passing by an iceberg.


Part of the Argentine research base.

Then it was back on board the Polar Pioneer for lunch and to head to our final location of the trip.

Time Lapse of the Polar Pioneer sailing through the pack ice

Our final stop was for a Zodic cruise around Melchior Islands.


Snow and Ice

Antarctica, Chinstrap Penguins

Chinstrap Penguins with the Polar Pioneer in the background.

Antarctica, Iceberg