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The second morning in Antarctica we woke up in Gerlache strait.

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Swimming Gentoo penguins around the ship.

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After the cold weather the days before, now we could be out in the sunshine without jackets. (Photo cred: Felipe Arruda)

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We finally landed at the continent in Orne harbour. (Photo cred: Riley Wyna)

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A chinstrap penguin looking out over Orne harbour.

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Someone spotted humpback whales and orcas in the distance. We got in the zodiacs to get closer.

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We got this close.

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Orcas hunting a weddell seal.

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A diving humpback whale.

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In the afternoon we landed in Port Lockroy to send postcards from Antarctica and to check out the British museum station.

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There are three people living in Port Lockroy during the Antarctic summer. And thousands of penguins.

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The last stop was a walk on the sea ice.

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Then we headed back to the ship to go to Lemaire channel for the sunset…

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