Consider the possibility of icebergs, as the Telegraph reports:
More than 100 holidaymakers, including 24 Britons, were dramatically
rescued from freezing waters in the Antarctic Ocean after abandoning
ship when their cruise liner hit a submerged iceberg and began to sink.
The ice punched a hole in the 2,400-tonne liner, the MV Explorer, which
began taking on water, forcing passengers and crew to flee on life
An international rescue operation involving
coastguards on three continents was launched as the stricken ship was
left listing at an angle of 45 degrees in the Bransfield Strait off the
remote King George Island. It was about 75 miles north of the Antarctic
Argentine coastguards said they expected the vessel to sink later today.
the ship issued a distress call other cruise liners headed for the
scene and the drifting passengers were picked up by the Norwegian ship
Here are some photos from McKinley House Bed and Breakfast where we stayed after Julie and Scott's wedding -- it was their gift to me for bringing them together.
Any time you're near Terre Haute Indiana, consider making a reservation at McKinley House in Brazil. The owners are friendly, the food is fabulous, the rates are unbelievably reasonable, and it looks like this: This is from the back as you drive up. (The website has a picture of the front.)