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Port Stanley

Wandering Cort #7 - Stanley, Falkland Islands

Stanley is a tourist town with a nice dock providing a dry landing.  The streets close to the dock are lined with souvenir shops and restaurants.  I mainly photographed interesting buildings.  The

Falkland Islands: West Point & Saunders Island

Wandering Cort #6 - Falkland Islands: West Point & Saunders Island

West Point has a large mixed colony of Rock Hopper Penguins and Black Browed Albatross.  They nest side by side on mounds that they build 6 to 12 inches above the surrounding ground.  I watched an

Enroute to Falklands

Wandering Cort #5 - Enroute to Falklands

Birds constantly fly around the ship.  The aft deck is the best for viewing birds and the bow is best for viewing marine mammals, who like to bow ride the wake created by the ship.  Black Browed Al

Embarkation Day - On to Antarctica!

Wandering Cort #4 - Embarkation Day - On to Antarctica!

Ushuaia is a combination cruise ship port, tourist hub, and Antarctic adventure gateway.  Many cruise lines offer trips between Argentina and Chile through the Straits of Magellan with a stop in Us

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