Monthly Archives: January 2013

Camp gossip

Having recently returned from the field, I thought I’d share some goings on from camping in Antarctica. Each of our camps were set-up the same. We had our main Polar Pyramid tent (for communal morning and evening cooking and warmth), … Continue reading

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“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign.”

I’ve landed in Antarctica, albeit 2 days late, and it’s a very pleasant -3 degrees C (with wind chill)! It might be Summer but this is warm. The sea ice runway which I landed on last year in the C17 is … Continue reading

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I be clothed.

Stage 1: Christchurch, the portal to Antarctica for the New Zealanders, Americans and Italians. Our team is reunited and we’ve picked up our Antarctica clothing! However, just as our excitement was bubbling up inside we got news that weather conditions … Continue reading

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