Late in the last afternoon of our Rakiura Cruise we did a 1 hour easy walk at the Whaler’s Base in Paterson Inlet. The golden hour light was superb. The base operated from 1923 to 1933 and serviced Norwegian whaling chaser boats hunting in the Ross Sea in Antarctica. 🐳

Archeological site notice. Stone foundations of the original workshop. An old propeller in the sea with a backdrop of golden shrubs and trees. Dark clouds behind golden vegetation.