There is no more alien and unique landscape on the planet Earth. What it lacks in human interaction, it makes up for in curious and friendly wildlife greeters. The voyage across the Drake Passage can range from eerily calm or the most distressing water on the planet — from 30 ft. swell to smooth sailing and back again. However, once you arrive there is no calmer or more pristine destination offered. Go. Now. Before its too late.
These photos were taken in February of 2016 departing from Ushuaia, Argentina, crossing the Drake Passage, and landing at various points along the Antarctic Peninsula, finally grounding below the Arctic Circle before turning back.
Simply put, the most inspirational and awe evoking locality.