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What main languages are spoken here?:

English is the main language spoken here. Though, we think the penguins speak "Penguinese!"

What type of money is used here?:

The currency on the Ocean Endeavour is U.S. dollars (USD).

How much does a bottle of water cost?:

A 1.5-liter bottle of water costs $4.00 U.S.

What was the best meal this week?:

Every meal prepared on the ship was delicious. After we finally made it through the Drake Passage, also known as the "roughest sea in the world," we ate a burger and fries in the calmer waters. This meal was exactly what we needed to recharge!

What music did I listen to this week?:

We were too busy exploring and didn't have time to listen to music.

What activity was the most fun this week?:

The most fun we had this week was racing our sea-kayaks through brash ice (small, floating fragments of sea ice) and over small and medium-sized icebergs. We were surrounded by the mountainous, glacial, Antarctic landscapes!

What did I read this week?:

I read "The Frozen Coast: Sea Kayaking the Antarctic Peninsula," a book co-authored by our very own Expedition Leader, Marcus Waters.

What games or sports did I play this week?:

We played a bunch of sports and games!