Antarctic Peninsula 
For me one of the big unknowns of the trip was the kayaking.
For me one of the big unknowns of the trip was the kayaking.
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When I saw it as an option I knew I was going to sign up, regardless of the fact that it was billed as expert only, and I had little experience.
When I saw it as an option I knew I was going to sign up, regardless of the fact that it was billed as expert only, and I had little experience.
Last comment 10/03/21.
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The website stressed that they only could take veteran kayakers due to the potentially dangerous environment.
The website stressed that they only could take veteran kayakers due to the potentially dangerous environment.
Last comment 10/03/21.
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I felt relatively confident that I would be able to pick up what I needed to know quickly, but at the same time I really didn't want to endanger myself or anyone else if I was miscalculating the difficulty level.
I felt relatively confident that I would be able to pick up what I needed to know quickly, but at the same time I really didn't want to endanger myself or anyone else if I was miscalculating the difficulty level.
Last comment 10/06/21.
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At our first kayaking meeting on board the M/S Expedition I voiced my concerns to our kayak master, Randall.
At our first kayaking meeting on board the M/S Expedition I voiced my concerns to our kayak master, Randall.
Last comment 08/12/20.
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With a voice steeped in zen mastery he told me that I would be fine, and that I'd be steering in the back of a double kayak with my new partner Melissa.
With a voice steeped in zen mastery he told me that I would be fine, and that I'd be steering in the back of a double kayak with my new partner Melissa.
Last comment 10/03/21.
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Luckily for Melissa, Randall was right! Here they both are contemplating just how close we all came to disaster..
Luckily for Melissa, Randall was right! Here they both are contemplating just how close we all came to disaster..
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We ended up getting in our kayaks six times, and it was a real highlight of the trip.
We ended up getting in our kayaks six times, and it was a real highlight of the trip.
Last comment 08/14/20.
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Thanks so much to Randall, Melissa, and the rest of the kayakers!!
Thanks so much to Randall, Melissa, and the rest of the kayakers!!
Last comment 10/03/21.
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