Monday 31 March 2014

Stella Australis to Cape Horn (The Telegraph)


The Stella Australis at anchor near the Aguila Glacier. Picture: Jenny Stevens
Welcome to The Far Side of the World: From Ushuaia, Argentina to Cape Horn on Stella Australis 

SPRAY rose into the air, clearly visible against the black rock of the forbidding headland in front of the ship. This was the legendary Cape Horn, the sailors’ nemesis and the southernmost tip of South America.

Two great oceans collide here at 55 degrees south and 900km north of Antarctica, and the rocky outcrop that marks the spot feels all the fury of the roughest stretch of water in the world.

Read the full story at The Telegraph

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