ANTARCTICA

It's another planet here. A land of supremes: coldest, driest, harshest, remotest. Emerging from a 2-day crossing of the Drake Passage--some of the roughest water in the world where the Atlantic and Pacific funnel down through one narrow passage-- is entering the Twilight Zone. To walk around on this earth-end in that white space, clear light, piece of silence, cracking of glaciers, and cacophony of penguins is a privilege.

NOTE: "Anne's series of sunset photos from Le Maire Channel in Antarctica is so special because during nine years and over a dozen trips there, this is the one and only time I witnessed such a spectacular sunset." Dr. Rodolfo Werner, Antarctica and Southern Ocean Advisor.

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