Saturday 3 March 2007

Frederik with the Galathea 3 expedition

Crown Prince Frederik has left Denmark to rendevouz with the Galathea 3 expeditionary ship the Vædderen today in the Galápagos Islands. Today is day 204 of the cicumnavigation which will have taken 258 days at journey's end. Frederik is the patron and will be away for nine days (3-11 March) sailing with the expedition to the Virgin Islands where Frederik will cross paths with Prince Henrik as he leaves. Prince Henrik will join the expedition for five days from 11-16 March 2007 on the stopover in St Thomas. Next stop after the Caribbean is Boston on April 4 and then the Vædderen sails for Denmark to return on April 25 to Copenhagen.

Explore the Galapagos Islands (not quite as good as going there!)
Charles Darwin Foundation - science for Galápagos

Galathea 3 - the expedition

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