Antarctica Day 5
The Kodak Gap and Port Lockroy
The day started with another of the Antarctic Peninsula's treasures - the Lemaire Channel.
It's nicknamed the Kodak Gap for its gorgeous vistas.
The ship pushed carefully past the icebergs towards the Port Charcot/Pleneau area.
And we anchored in a calm bay littered with icebergs of all shapes, sizes, and colours.
The Zodiacs were then deployed and weaved through this iceberg sculpture garden.
With the ship in peril of having its return journey blocked, the captain carefully navigated out of the bay, with a Zodiac ahead taking detailed depth readings (soundings).
Port Lockroy has a long history of human habitation (by Antarctic standards).
A small British outpost remains on the tiny Goudier Island - essentially a former base now converted into a museum.