Retour case départ!
Back to where we started from!
During our survey of the sea floor around South Georgia, one of the crew members got ill, abdominal pain I heard, maybe appendicitis, so we headed back to Stanley to transfer him ashore. We encountered strong winds and heavy seas on the way, with a nasty swell coming from sideways which awoke me at 5 am. I couldn't close my eyes again for the rest of the night as I was sliding up and down my bunk! Good thing I don't get sea sick, though: I was still able to work on my papers for the rest of the day. Arriving in Stanley was a relief, and we spent the night in the bay, waiting for a space along the dock to refuel, which we obtained this morning. We could get ashore for two hours, and I took the opportunity to walk and stretch my legs!
Below are a few pictures about life onboard, taken by Mike Gloistein.
Lunch in the Officers/Scientists saloon (I am sitting in front on the far right).
Lunch in the Officers/Scientists bar on Sunday (I am wearing the green polo).