Antarctica Travel - "Getting on a Jet Plane"

The Ocean Nova, like most Antarctica cruise ships, departs from Ushuaia Argentina. So the first part of your trip is flying wayyy South! ;-)

Departing Denver International Airport - 7,658 miles to go!

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Denver and the Rocky Mountains to the West shortly after takeoff

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Atlanta Airport 4 hours later

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Engine Cowling reflection shows Delta Jet crossing over the last freeway before the airport

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JUST before touchdown at Atlanta

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After a 4 hour layover, it's a 10 hour flight from Atlanta to Buenos Aeries

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Alek before and after his nap!

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Sunrise in Argentina - mouseover image to see picture taken 13 minutes later

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Landing at Buenos Aeries International Airport - EZE

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I run into Lindsay (who came down a day earlier) at the end of the security line

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Lindsay got to the front of the line at the gate - mouseover image for a close-up image

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It's been a while since I walked up stairs to an airplane

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Aerolineas "steam-powered" 737 with Analog cockpit

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Yours truly had a nice aisle seat for the 3+ hour flight down to Ushuaia

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Some beautiful scenery as the airplane approaches Ushuaia

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Another break in the clouds shows one of many high mountain lakes

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A few minutes before landing in Ushuaia, Argentina

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So after traveling almost 30 hours, the next experience was an enjoyable 24 hours in the port city of Ushuaia, Argentina.

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