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warm weather gear

Tourist wares warm hat and googles as protection from the extreme conditions.

Pollution in Bellingshausen

Dumping of rubbish on the shoreline

Disposal of waste by simply dumping it at the shoreline such as here at the Bellingshausen Station base on King George Island is no longer permitted by the Protocol on Environmental Protection.

Tourists at Waterboat Point, Antarctica

Tourists at Waterboat Point in Antarctica, coming ashore

Waterboat Point is connected by land to the Antarctic Peninsula only at low tide. Promised a continental landing, some of these tourists were confused by the water separating them from the Antarctic Peninsula. So they walked through the water to avoid any doubt.