Kids learn about sailing in the Earth’s most difficult waters

Kids learn about sailing in the Earth’s most difficult waters

BY EILEEN OGINTZ ABOARD LE BOREAL SAILING THE SCOTIA SEA TOWARDS ANTARCTICA (DAY 8) — The boys are enthralled—what looks like the biggest video game they’ve ever seen is laid out in front of them. Kids learning the drill with the skipper of Le Boreal But it’s no...
Day Two on South Georgia: a Visit to the whaling station

Day Two on South Georgia: a Visit to the whaling station

By Eileen Ogintz SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND (Day 6) — Just another day at the beach Kids playing; moms gossiping, dads keeping strangers away from the kiddos, older couples out for a stroll. “Best day ever,” said George, 13, here from Nashville TN as he surveys the...
Who Knew? A Trip to the Fire Station in the Falkland Islands

Who Knew? A Trip to the Fire Station in the Falkland Islands

  By Eileen Ogintz STANLEY, FALKLAND ISLANDS (DAY TWO) — The fire trucks pull up to our ship Le Boreal in the Falkland Islands, sirens blazing and lights flashing. But there was no emergency. In fact, passengers were all smiles taking pictures as the kids...