Personal experience and weather records confirm that southerly winds blowing northward are uncommon. But that is the situation we find ourselves in today as we make our way across
The FRAM is accompanied by a large number of
some are nearby possibly taking advantage of the air currents caused by the FRAM’s
superstructure. Others more distant are gliding and scooping up bits of food
from the sea surface. All day we have had Light Mantled Sooty Albatrosses and
Giant Petrels joining our traveling ornithological collection. Cape Petrels
After lunch we gathered on the fore-deck for a group photo, followed by waffles in the observation lounge.
Lectures continued in English and Norwegian and tonight, all nationalities will be put to the test in our expedition quiz, hosted by the expedition team.