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Jan 17 2013, 5:03pm

Post #26 of 42 (130 views)
Enjoy it! [In reply to] Can't Post

Tell us all about it when you come back!

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Jan 18 2013, 3:41am

Post #27 of 42 (111 views)
I want to see lots of photos! [In reply to] Can't Post

I've always wanted to visit that part of the world, and I know I never will, so I'll look forward to your trip report very much. Have fun!

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Jan 18 2013, 9:35am

Post #28 of 42 (106 views)
You'll be there now, I'm thinking.... [In reply to] Can't Post

Hmmm.... is the snow that's coming our way from the south west today anything to do with you? *Raises eyebrow*

Stay safe - keep your ears warm, and if you see any rings lying around..... well, you know what to do!


Jan 18 2013, 9:43am

Post #29 of 42 (107 views)
I thought he had a 5 day journey on a ship? [In reply to] Can't Post

After the plane down to Falklands?

Wish i could have gone as well though, get to see some penguins. lol


Jan 18 2013, 10:03am

Post #30 of 42 (105 views)
Oh right - then he won't be there yet... [In reply to] Can't Post

... but he'll be a long way from here, that's for sure!


Jan 18 2013, 10:17am

Post #31 of 42 (118 views)
You might be right, i cant fully remember [In reply to] Can't Post

I just have a hazy recollection he said something about storms on the ocean there and him being on a ship.

As you say, certainly very far from us in the UK now! have you seen any photos of the place he is going to? It looks incredibly beautiful.


Jan 18 2013, 2:35pm

Post #32 of 42 (109 views)
You can see the penguins here... I think they're waiting for the boat to arrive. :-) [In reply to] Can't Post


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Jan 18 2013, 2:45pm

Post #33 of 42 (100 views)
Haha they really are waiting! [In reply to] Can't Post

That's brilliant, thanks for posting. Wish i could touch one to see what they feel like, look so smooth, lol.


Jan 18 2013, 3:21pm

Post #34 of 42 (105 views)
Penguins are amazing creatures. [In reply to] Can't Post

The ultimate in avian adaptation to a marine lifestyle.

Looks like a couple of king penguins in the webcam, if I'm not mistaken.

all we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us...

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Jan 18 2013, 5:28pm

Post #35 of 42 (97 views)
Bon voyage, mate! Enjoy yourself, and [In reply to] Can't Post

post plenty of pictures when you can ( Shackelton's memorial; the Norwegian church; etc.). *waves own handkerchief*


Jan 18 2013, 5:45pm

Post #36 of 42 (99 views)
We're not free without you! [In reply to] Can't Post

I know I'm late, but all my well wishes and happy thoughts go with you DanielLB! *waves hankie* Stay safe, enjoy great adventures, fill your mind and heart with beautiful memories :)

See you when you get home!

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Jan 18 2013, 6:48pm

Post #37 of 42 (92 views)
Four days on a ship, starting today, he said last week [In reply to] Can't Post

I marked the days in my calendar so as to send good wishes and a little prayer, against seasickness.

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Jan 19 2013, 5:22pm

Post #38 of 42 (121 views)
An Update from Daniel [In reply to] Can't Post

This came via our email group (take that Facebook).

Hello everyone :-)

I can't get on to TORn down here, so you can all have an exclusive update! I arrived safely on the Falkland Islands (after a minor delay on the Ascension Islands). The ship is delayed - we were supposed to leave yesterday, but we are now leaving ~8pm (UTC) this evening. The Falkland Islands are lovely - very barren, but still has beautiful landscapes. I've attached a photo - it's taken about 10 minutes to upload, so apologies if it hasn't worked. The crew for the ship are all Spanish - not very good when I can only count to 10 and say "hola" in Spanish! If anyone can give me a crash course within the next couple of hours that would be great. ;-)

Well, I must be off. I have heaps of emails to catch up on. I hope everyone is well.


Oh yeah, here's the image he sent from the Falkland Islands:

(This post was edited by SirDennisC on Jan 19 2013, 5:29pm)


Jan 19 2013, 5:35pm

Post #39 of 42 (95 views)
WHAT happened to the picture Den? [In reply to] Can't Post

Well, the Falklands are nice enough aren't they?. Good luck on the next hop Daniel.
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Jan 19 2013, 5:37pm

Post #40 of 42 (87 views)
OP, never mind, funny it popped up\\ [In reply to] Can't Post


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Jan 19 2013, 9:37pm

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Thanks, Dennis! // [In reply to] Can't Post


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Jan 20 2013, 8:40pm

Post #42 of 42 (91 views)
don't forget your hat... [In reply to] Can't Post

In Reply To
... and mittens, scarf, hat with ear flaps and warm socks.

Have fun. Learn lots. Stay warm.


...and camera.

Go outside and play...

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