The journey to the bottom end of the world
South Georgia is a remote British possession deep in the southern Atlantic Ocean, whose “capital” of Grytviken is a former whaling station.
Love penguins? Here's penguin kingdom!
Fortuna Bay in South Georgia is a penguin-opolis populated by thousands of tall, sleek, orange-flashed king penguins. They shuffle, clap, slap each other, trumpet (their shrill, slightly comic calling), breed, feed their chicks, sit on eggs and generally cause mayhem.
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South Georgia is very remote. Visitors, who all arrive by cruise ship, get very little time to actually spend on shore, especially if the weather is bad.