SWITZERLAND, FL -- 154 people have been rescued after their cruise ship hit an iceberg off Antarctica. It's a close call that has a whole lot in common with a First Coast couple's ordeal earlier this year.
A dream vacation, ripped apart by an underwater nightmare. It's hard to put into words, but Donna Hardy gave it a shot.
"It's like Deja Vu," she said.
Her husband Dan went on, "This ship is going down in the same area that we went down in."
For Donna and Dan Hardy, who live in St. Johns County, the freezing, frightening pictures coming in from this latest shipwreck are plenty familiar.
"You think, 'Oh my gosh! This is the last place in the world you'd want to abandon ship and have to go ashore," Donna said.
Pictures from the Hardys' own Antarctic cruise last winter look strikingly similar to pictures arriving from the scene Thursday. A rock sheared open the outer hull
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