We dodged a bullet in crossing the Drake Passage. It can be the roughest seas on the planet, but Neptune smiled upon us. Sea legs were shaky, but that was it. We got through quickly and puke-less. This is a link to photos from the short voyage.
I'm a reporter for The Kansas City Star.
This is a journal of my travels to the coast of Antarctica.
Full disclosure: My trips to the Arctic and Antarctic come via a Marine Biological Laboratory fellowship financed by a National Science Foundation grant.