Description of a hike of Mt. Tumbledown on East Falkland, exploring the town of Stanley and revisiting battle sites of the 1982 Falklands War. An acknowledgement of a second chance for a one time opportunity due to the death of a fellow traveler. A description of the physical and cultural environment in and around Stanley.
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South Georgia Island: A Toast to Sir Ernest Shackleton at his Grave Site
An overview of the former whaling station of Grytviken and a visit to Sir Ernest’s grave site. A recount of his epic journey to South Georgia from Antarctica over 100 years ago.
A Falkland Islands Frolic: Las Islas Malvinas
First zodiac landings on the expedition to the Malvinas (Falkland) Islands, with visits to Grave Cove and West Point Island in West Falkland to see wildlife. Also, a brief history of the Falkland Islands.