Definitely one of my favorites; he looks like he’s hitchhiking.Two-and-a-half ton elephant seal showing me his teeth. It looked like a yawn, but it’s not—it’s an aggressive act to let us know he has teeth. He’s not even full-grown. They said he’ll still likely double in size. What.The Lemaire ChannelCrabeater seal. They don’t eat crabs. I took this from a zodiac as we passed very close by his piece of ice.Penguin chick dogpile!!!!!Humpback whale!The ICEOrcas in a feeding frenzy. They worked in groups as they chased seals.I did not know that Antarctica had mountains.Taken from a zodiac as we cruised along in the waterMore zodiac cruisingBreaching minke whale. This is, apparently, very rare. Our on-board marine biologist, Jimmy, said he had never seen a minke breach before, and he has seen a lot of whales. So this was some serious luck that I caught this moment.Signature iPhone shot. 😉Humpback whale tail. Several humpbacks spent a while playing around the front of our ship–I think everyone on the ship got a shot similar to this because they gave us so many great ops!The ice was truly incredible.Bunches of crabeater seals. They actually eat krill, just like nearly everything else in Antarctica.The oh-so-scenic Lemaire Channel againIn February I went to Antarctica, and it was incredible. Words will never be able to do justice to this place, and photos probably won’t either, but this gives you a taste at least of what this amazing continent is like. I’m writing about it extensively on my Antarctica blog; if you’re interested in following along, join me there. If you want a simple overview of what it was like, you can just go straight to this post.