Antarctica Diary – Monday, December 4 – Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Today is a virtual blur for me.  LOL.  I didn’t note the exact timing of things but let’s be honest, you don’t really care about my flights back home. We have a 3 hour flight to Santiago Chile and then I have an 11 hour connection for my flight to Dallas. We cannot even check-in

Antarctica Diary – Sunday, December 3, 2023

7:00 a.m. – Rise & Shine!  Time to finalize packing and suite clean up. 8:00 a.m. – Oded and I officially leave the cabin for the last time.  We have all of our gear – I have a backpack, parka and my sleep-apnea machine.  We go up to the Panoramic Lounge and claim a couple

Antarctica Diary – Saturday, December 2, 2023

Today is our last full day on board the ship. 8:00 a.m. – I have yet to experience breakfast in The Restaurant so I figured I should do that today.  Of course, I ordered an omelet but I really wanted some pancakes so I ordered some blueberry as well as banana pancakes.  Super delicious!!!  This

Antarctica Diary – Friday, December 1, 2023

Polar Plunge Day!!! 8:00 a.m. – A day to “sleep in”.  This is definitely not a lay in bed until mid-morning and rest easy cruise.  This is a late day and we are still moving by 8 a.m. 8:45 a.m. – Breakfast at the Grill, you guessed it, an omelet.   9:15 a.m. – Today’s first