Winter here is summer south of the equator … but the farther south you go, the cooler the climate becomes. And when you get to the southern tip of South America, what awaits is a boat ride over the chilly Southern Ocean to the edge of Antarctica.
That's the trip of a lifetime taken Jan. 10-26 by John and Priscilla Rankin of Gaston County – serious travelers who took a cruise aboard the Star Princess through the iceberg-laden straits along the frozen continent's Antarctic Peninsula.
Way cool. John Bordsen, Travel Editor