Somewhere over Brazil, about halfway through our 11.600 mile trip home on Friday, I agreed with Pat. Earlier, she considered this trip one of the best we'd ever taken. It's so hard to compare adventures. It is certainly was the best cruise. It may even be the best wildlife search. It took us to a completely different world, almost incomparable.
Because it proved impossible to communicate the experience during the trip, I chose to wait until we returned to try to explain it. Now, with plenty of photos, and some notes, I'm pursuing a couple of avenues. I've rejected constructing my traditional day-by-day postings. Too hard to re-capture that daily environmental excitement needed. I can't imagine all of you would have the same amount of time to absorb the great volume of views and comments in a recap, as you'd have had if we paced it out.
So it will have to be shorter, with less text. I finished a single photo album which I posted on my Google Photo site (The Southern Oceans). I'm in the process of uploading them with some text to my YouTube Channel. Check back in a few hours when I edit this post and place the link here.
Next week, I may try to find the time to create a photo album featuring the hundred Best of the Southern Oceans.
Other than colds which result from anytime you put 227 world travelers together in a small place for three weeks, we brought back only wonderful memories and new friends. May you add a trip of this design to your bucket list, and it will please us if you enjoy this one.
Gregory and Pat