Valdivia, Chile Photo Album
Date: 3/20/99 - 3/28/99
LJ turning off the cabin heater. It had been running non-stop for almost 4 months!!
This is what your windlass will look like after a season in the Antarctic.
High res shots of the cracked rudder!
It took 8 Chilean's to carry the repaired rudder back to the boat.
The fireboat was out for the Flame Ceremony.
Traditional Chilean folk dancers were a part of the Flame Ceremony.
I represented Don Babbson at the Medals Ceremony.
Lou after receiving his medal from the mayor.
The Flame Ceremony at the church.
We were swamped for autographs afterward, Josh from Happy Spirit II signing away!
In the foreground is Alex Wooper, owner of Alwoplast and host extraordinaire!! Due to his planning and help, the Valdivia stop was our biggest yet!!
Alex's wife Sandra with Lou at the lunch Alwoplast put on.