Hope Bay & Esperanza Station
Day 12: Tuesday, January 15, 2002
We near Hope Bay at 4:10 PM
Hope Bay 4:28 PM
Esperanza Station 4:30 PM
This is an Argentine research station. The area is rich in wild life. Penguin rookeries are scattered along the shoreline of Hope Bay. Below:
A couple of the workers come out to see what's going on. They stand on a clear gray patch of rock in front of the red building. Seeing our big ship in this bay is an unique occurrence.
Photo by Dan & Barbara O'Brien
The colors in the O'Brien photo is much closer to those we saw that day.
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