The momma Humpback rolled slowly over the obsidian surface, and her eye met mine. She and her baby surfaced again, closer, and finally, brushed the rubbery zodiac with her barnacled flipper, then dove deep, not to be seen again.
I looked at the man on the seat next to me. He looked dazed… seasick. “Are you okay?”, I asked.
“I’m just trying to figure out”, he mumbled, “what I just saw”.
(from the journal of our client Jeanne)
This once-in-a-lifetime whale encounter was goose bump stuff.
Are you ready for Antarctica?
We have personally selected a few small ships that we feel are ideal to explore this most distant continent.
And if time is a constraint for you, we can recommend a fly-down-cruise-back itinerary, which saves not only time, but also discomfort on the often choppy Drake Passage.
What’s it like being a client of Rare Finds Travel?
“Melanie caught on that this trip would be a fishing trip and
11 airplanes, 4 boats, 2 trains, a bus, and a car –
“My daughter actually saw a whale breach right off the bow of
The best thing about Rare Finds is that she plans unique things
See Antarctica in Action
Humpback says HELLO in Antarctica
Penguins in Tidepools on Browns Bluff
Elephant seals wrangle on Half Moon Island
Penguin slapstick on Danco Island
Thinking of the Other Pole?
Here is Life on the Pack Ice from my ARCTIC Voyage
Antarctica - it’s the cream of the bucket-list crop.
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