Antarctic Sound
Coming from Elephant Island, the original plan was to cruise the Antarctic Sound all the way to the Argentine Esperanza Base, a permanently inhabited civilian settlement on Antarctica.
But heavy ice conditions forced the captain to turn around early. So although we did not see the birthplace of Emilio Marcos Palma, we had more than our fair share of icebergs. They don't call it Ice Berg Alley for nothing !
The weather was cold, the wind was freezing, force 7 to 8 but we enjoyed this parade of icebergs on Feb 25  2008. 
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a strong wind is blowing when we enter the Sound
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soon we see the first icebergs
and they are pretty big
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through the morning haze a glimpse of the mainland
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it's getting dangerous, we turn around, no Esperanza Base today
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looks like this one has a bowbulb
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