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SEA Currents: SSV Robert C. Seamans
April 06, 2019
Fancy Friday Fun and Albatrosses
41o41.5’S x 175o57.8’W
Just East of the Date Line
Yesterday we left the Chatham Islands and our last sight of land for a while. We got to enjoy the calm seas in the port for a little while and we all got to sit up on deck and enjoy the sun! Some people even climbed up the foremast as we were leaving and got some great views of the islands.
We crossed the International Date Line yesterday, so that is why this is our second Saturday blog post. Today the seas are a bit rougher, but the ship is still being circled by our constant companions, the albatrosses. We even have a few species of them around us. It's amazing to be able to see such large birds every time we go on deck and I hope that the stay with us for a while.
Friday I got to work in the galley for the first time and I really love it there! Sabrina is an amazing cook and I was excited to learn from her. But Friday was a very special dinner because it was "Fancy Friday". We all dressed up in our fancy clothes or just fun costumes and we folded fancy napkins for dinner. It just shows how fun and whacky our crew is and it's a great group of people to get to know.
- Adrienne Tracy, A Watch, Colby College