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Travel Adventures: Cape to Cape, 52 days at Sea Aboard Europa with John Nightingale (2nd Presentation)

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Travel Adventures is an ongoing series presented by the Friends of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society where local world travelers share their adventures with photographs that will help you discover the plants, animals, and people of places you’ve always dreamed of exploring! The next Travel Adventure presentation will be:


"Cape to Cape" with John Nightingale*
Sunday February 24 at 2pm
in Helen Schuler Nature Centre Community Room

Find out what life is like on board Europa, a 56m tall - sailing ship, in the vast and unpredictable Southern Ocean toward Antarctica and beyond! John Nightingale spent 52 days at sea, departing from Ushuaia, Argentina sailing through the Beagle Channel, negotiating the infamous Drake Passage en route to the Antarctic Peninsula. Finally crossing the southern Atlantic Ocean, via South Georgia and Tristan Da Cunah to Cape Town, South Africa. 

Everyone is welcome to attend! Admission is by donation. All funds raised will support the Helen Schuler Nature Centre and nature interpretation in Lethbridge.

Please note: we anticipate this to be a busy event and as such are offering reserved seating for a $10 donation to our mission. Seats can be reserved online at:

For more information about the Friends of Helen Schuler Nature Centre Society, to make a donation, or to purchase your annual membership please visit

*This is the second showing of this presentation, originally delivered on Friday February 8, 2019.