14 Jan Land off the Starboard Bow
Land off the starboard bow
East Falkland makes an appearance mid-morning. It is only the second glimpse of land I’ve had in 70 plus days and I am suddenly struck by just how far from home I really am.
The Falkland Islands. British and German naval battles. Margaret Thatcher sending the
British Forces to the islands. Shackleton. Ghosts of a globe-trotting whaling fleet under sail. It’s all here and now so am I. I can hardly believe it.
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