A New Years Day to Remember: on the ice and with the whales in Antarctica
A Humpback whale breaching in Wilhelmina Bay off Antarctic Peninsula

A New Years Day to Remember: on the ice and with the whales in Antarctica

Then there were the whales—feeding at the edge of the ice here in Wilhelmina Bay, which is kind of a supermarket for whales with abundant Krill that the Southern humpbacks feed on.

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Snow fun in the sun in Antarctica on New Years Eve!
Kids making snowballs at Nekko Harbour on Antarctic Penninsula

Snow fun in the sun in Antarctica on New Years Eve!

The kids—and some of the parents from this Abercrombie & Kent expedition to Antarctica -- are sliding down the hill they’ve just trudged up on their backsides. It is so warm everyone has shed parkas, hats and mittens.

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Day One in Antarctica – kids try a spin in the Zodiacs
Kids try driving a Zodiac in Antarctica

Day One in Antarctica – kids try a spin in the Zodiacs

We’re ashore with Abercrombie & Kent on the rocky, crescent shaped Half Moon Island which was known to sealers as early as 1821. The stars of the show are the Chinstrap Penguins

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