Our last day was our best day as we wound down our Antarctic cruise in late 2007. The weather was beautiful, the temperature continued at the usual 0 degrees Centigrade (33 Fahrenheit), and we made three memorable landings.
We were so pleased that we'd chosen our ship so carefully. The National Geographic Endeavour is small enough that we could go ashore in so many places on the Peninsula and nearby islands. The big cruise ships can only sail nearby as thousands of passengers going ashore would take too long. Since we were only