The weather throughout today did not change. All day we had light winds with a few white caps and overcast skies. It was easy traveling and an easy ride.
Lectures were held by on topics including Antarctic fossils, politics and geography of
Cook, and the ownership of the Continent.
Riding beside us and cruising in the turbulent air flow caused by the FRAM’s superstructure we had continuous company from Antarctic Prions,
, and our first Southern Fulmars.
No whales were sighted today but onboard, talk continued as to how fortunate we
were yesterday, to have seen the large number of Fin whales. Cape Petrels
As today was Sunday many of us attended the non-denominational but multi-lingual religious service.
Those looking out on the horizon can tell we’re getting close to Antarctica. The first few large icebergs could be seen as we sailed south.