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Pictures from Antarctica

January 15, 2010

Antarctica is beautiful and pristine — which also means the internet is rather sketchy and hence the reason it has been rather difficult to post. Here are a few picutres we have taken.

Picture taken from our zodiac. The ship is surrounded by ice bergs. We had to travel 2 miles by zodiac to reach Devil Island

 

Thousands of penguins taking in the view of the ice field

 

Two Penguins singing to each other

 

Penguin investigating Mary Cate

 

Beautiful blue iceberg -- about the size of the ship

 

Devil Island's Summit -- about 850 feet above our ship

 

Liam taking in the view of the penguins and the ice bergs

 

Kids enjoying the view

 

Penguin watching her baby

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12 Comments leave one →
  1. Bea permalink
    January 15, 2010 14:10

    These pictures are fantastic!!! So good to see you all with huge smiles of joy…what an adventure!!! Love you.

  2. Chris Newton permalink
    January 15, 2010 14:50

    Thanks so much for sharing! You all look so happy. What a wonderful experience for all of you.

    xoxo, Chris

  3. Sarah permalink
    January 16, 2010 00:28

    what wonderful photos!! looks like it’s been an amazing experience!

  4. Debbie B. permalink
    January 17, 2010 01:35

    Feel like I am there! The pics are great, and you all look magnificent and happy! Missing you lots!!!

    Enjoy your time!

  5. Ali Whitley permalink
    January 17, 2010 21:53

    OK, I am going to cry….the penguins are sooo docile letting Mary Cate walk up like that….They are just like Happy Feet!!!

  6. Maura permalink
    January 19, 2010 01:17

    In the words of Liz Lemon, “I want to go to there.”

  7. Mary permalink
    January 19, 2010 18:25

    Ah! these photographs are outstanding! I can’t get over the blue from the icebergs and the cuteness of the penguins and your children! Thank you for sharing it all!

  8. Lois Kling permalink
    January 20, 2010 15:49

    Whatt experiences you al have had!..and such terrific pictures of your family

    • Gringos In Argentina permalink*
      January 20, 2010 16:21

      thanks for checking the blog out. we are having loads of fun and seeing things we never would have dreamed of.

  9. Mark Zajkowski permalink
    January 21, 2010 17:41

    Wpw!!!!!! That looks amazing…thanks for posting these great pics! We miss you!!!

  10. lacubanagringa permalink
    January 25, 2010 15:05

    We haven’t even BEGUN going through the thousands of photos we took but seeing yours makes me want to dive in. Thanks again for making the trip so fun & memorable. Will share the photos with you when we get them all organized and will add your blog to my rss feeder! xoxo, Rachel

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