Neko Harbor - Antarctica

After a nice morning at Danco Island, we had lunch onboard as we cruised into Neko Harbor were we also saw some nifty glacier calving.

Zodiac'ing into Neko Harbor

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Looking back at the Ocean Nova from the Antarctica shoreline - mouseover to see better reflection in the water

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After dropping people off ashore, Roger checks a nearby bergy bit

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The Ocean Nova just offshore in Neko Harbor

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Bob and Collette hanging out on a balmy day in Antarctica

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Carol takes a brief break from taking (great) pictures

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There were many Gentoo Penguins feeding their chicks

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The Parent regurgitates food to the chick - from one gullet into the other!

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It's fascinating to watch the bonding between parent and young

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A darn cute pair of Gentoo Penguin chicks - mouseover image to see the family in action

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Just one of many more cute pictures of the Gentoo Penguin chicks

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Gentoo Penguin approaches the water - mouseover to see next step

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And then they'd jump in and go swimming away - mouseover to see next underwater stroke

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I was just standing on a shoreline rock for these pictures as they swam right next to me

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Sometimes a buddy would join 'em for a swim - mouseover to see 'em in action

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Not-so-great picture of a Minke whale that showed up in Neko Harbor - mouseover to see close-up

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A couple of Cormorants go flying by our Zodiac - mouseover image to see 'em fly by

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Bronwyn took this picture of us ashore at Neko Harbor, Antarctica

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Jill takes a picture of Brando taking a picture of Kyle and Rick unfurling the Stars & Stripes

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Verrryyy clever by Rick for his wife - wish I had been this creative!

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A bird flies over the Neko Harbor Glacier

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That same arch had some impressive Glacier Calving

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Fellow passenger wave to us as we return to the ship

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While at Neko Harbor, we built an Antarctic Snowman and then James & Debra did some cartwheels in Antarctica.
After dinner, we cruised through the Lemaire Channel for our last stop in Antarctica the next morning at Port Charcot.

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