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No: 042 | Date: 2004-02-04 | Southamerica, Chile, Caletta Olla to Caletta Moonlight

The Chilenian fjords have many divers bays and a spectacular natural environment.



No. of Image: 1
Description: Our first anchorage in the Chilean fjords in Caleta Olla.
Photo by: Florian Wilken
   
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No. of Image: 2
Description: What a spectacular moment. We are several hundreds of meters away from our first glacier.
Photo by: Florian Wilken
   
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No. of Image: 3
Description: Massive ice layers end up at the moraine.
Photo by: Florian Wilken
   
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No. of Image: 4
Description: Florian and Vasco looking for the right weather forecast in the sky.
Photo by: Daniel Michahelles
   
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No. of Image: 5
Description: It_s raining like cats and dogs but the nature makes up for it. This is glacier Italia.
Photo by: Florian Wilken
   
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No. of Image: 6
Description: Daniel is cutting 10.000 year old glacier ice for the scotch whiskey before dinner.
Photo by: Vasco Sommer
   
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No. of Image: 7
Description: What a dinner! A piece of beef soaked in wine and herbs, potato gratain and salad. Served wiith a glass of old Argentinan vino tinto..
Photo by: Daniel Michahelles
   
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No. of Image: 8
Description: A mysterious moment. It's late in the evening but the glacier Garibaldi is glowing in the dark.
Photo by: Daniel Michahelles
   
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No. of Image: 9
Description: A disastrous hour for all of us when we had to prevent the hulls from being hit by the floating ice chunks.
Photo by: Florian Wilken
   
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No. of Image: 10
Description: Our lines we had tied up to the rocks resisted the high pressure.
Photo by: Forian Wilken
   
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No. of Image: 11
Description: We conquered a floating iceberg in front of glacier Garibaldi.
Photo by: Daniel Michahelles
   
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No. of Image: 12
Description: A slippery platform on which they try to stand.
Photo by: Daniel Michahelles
   
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No. of Image: 13
Description: 5ÁC water temperature. Daniel better doesn't slide down into the water.
Photo by: Florian wilken
   
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No. of Image: 14
Description: Several waterfalls run into the channels with fresh water from the glaciers around. We refilled our water bottles many times.
Photo by: Daniel Michahelles
   
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No. of Image: 15
Description: Caleta Rana gave us shelter from a rising low pressure system.
Photo by: Florian Wilken
   
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No. of Image: 16
Description: A big squall just went through. Florian is thinking if it would be the right time to leave.
Photo by: Vasco Sommer
   
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No. of Image: 17
Description: Caleta Atracadero with a remote anchorage.
Photo by: Florian Wilken
   
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No. of Image: 18
Description: The Chilean fjords look very beautiful when it is not raining. We have a lot of it.
Photo by: Florian Wilken
   
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No. of Image: 19
Description: On our sail to Caleta Victoria we passed G_nther, an old German friend, who we met last in Brazil.
Photo by: Florian Wilken
   
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No. of Image: 20
Description: Caleta Victoria is used by local fishermen for shelter.
Photo by: Florian Wilken
   
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No. of Image: 21
Description: We asked if we could exchange some fish for some food. The fishermen welcomed this idea.
Photo by: Vasco Sommer
   
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No. of Image: 22
Description: Several fish were guted in minutes.
Photo by: Vasco Sommer
   
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No. of Image: 23
Description: Caleta Moonlight was a small bay where we met a French family from New Caledonia.
Photo by: Vasco Sommer
   
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No. of Image: 24
Description: The family is traveling with their two children and they teach them on the boat.
Photo by: Daniel Michahelles
   
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No. of Image: 25
Description: The wide and never ending Chilean fjords with its divers nature everywhere.
Photo by: Daniel Michahelles
   
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No. of Image: 26
Description: Scrabble is the perfect game in the channels.
Photo by: Daniel Michahelles
   
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No. of Image: 27
Description: The Captain of this cruise ship should better check his engine. One of several cruise ships who passed us.
Photo by: Daniel Michahelles
   
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No. of Image: 28
Description: "Vasco with his Indian turban feeding the line out to the ""shore team"" who will tie the lines to the rocks."
Photo by: Daniel Michahelles
   
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No. of Image: 29
Description: The image looks rather fake but the sky, the glacier and the tree are real.
Photo by: Daniel Michahelles
   
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