Slipping through the mist

Today we are pushing though gentle winds and calm seas blanketed in fog. The albatross are wheeling momentarily into sight then disappearing like wraiths into the white gloom hanging over all. Hard to tell which way is which let alone where we are heading but all aboard have an air of excitement and expectation as we know we are slowly drawing closer to South Georgia Island and one of the most beautiful and biologically rich places on earth. Two days of traveling ahead but the goal is nigh…

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