I’m often asked what my favorite drink is, but that’s hard to say – it depends on my mood. But my most memorable is surely a cocktail made in Antarctica with real glacier ice.
Trips to Antarctica present adventurers with stunning snowy landscapes, like this one from Almirante Brown research station on the shores of Paradise Bay.
There was perhaps no greater achievement in exploration and adventure at the time of Norwegian Captain Roald Amundsen’s expedition to the South Pole shortly before Christmas in December, 1911. And more than 100 years later, Roald Amundsen leading a trip to the South Pole is still thought of as an incredible attainment and the crowing […]
I watched from a secret location as two elephant seals struggled for dominance on an island off the Antarctic peninsula.
Two Adelie penguins oceanside on the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica.
I’ve been going through some sort of nesting phase that I can’t quite explain; cleaning has taken on a new meaning as dirt and dust have started to cower before my mighty spray bottle. Just a couple of days ago I ventured into the closet in my guest bedroom, which is actually more of a […]
I’m hesitant to discuss Antarctica as it’s the most beautiful place I’ve ever been and an influx of an additional amount of tourism can do harm to this fragile environment. On the other hand though, it is the singular most spectacular place I’ve ever visited and one that any person should snatch the opportunity to […]
“Polar exploration is at once the cleanest and most isolated way of having a bad time which has been devised.” So Apsely Cherry-Garrard begins the telling of The Worst Journey in the World. Antarctic happenings, but particularly the history of exploration there, have intensely interested me since my travels took me there in January of […]