The Spectacular Lemaire Channel

7 miles of sheer beauty! Renowned as one of the most beautiful parts of the world, the Lemaire Channel runs between the mainland of the Antarctic peninsula and Booth Island, off the Graham Coast.   Photo courtesy of award-winning photographer Catalin Marin www.momentaryawe.com/blog

Spitsbergen Expedition - Voyage Update!

Wow!! What an amazing day for the expeditioners aboard the Sea Spirit. This morning we ventured out in the zodiacs to explore the ethereal basalt cliffs of Alkefjellet, in the Hinlopen Strait. As we drew close we were absorbed into the cacophony of sound and ceaseless movement of several hundred thousand birds, mostly Brunnich’s guillemots. The sky swarmed with birds, many with small fish in their beaks, and the cliffs [...]