A Second Chance at the Falklands: Climbing Mount Tumbledown

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.

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.

South Georgia Island: The Serengeti of the Sea

An account of abundant wildlife encounters with King Penguins, fur seals, elephant seals, and bird life with some of the highest concentrations of wildlife on the entire planet.

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.