Tag Archives: Antarctica

My Favorite Earth Day Photos

In celebration of Earth Day – which is today, in case you weren’t sure – I’d like to share some of my favorite photos from around the globe. Since I’ve been fortunate enough to set foot on all seven continents, I’ll do one for each. In no particular order, here they are – starting with […]

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The Electric Blue Icebergs of Antarctica

I have so many favorite photos from Antarctica, many of them electric-blue icebergs…

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The Icy Shores of Antarctica’s Paradise Bay

Trips to Antarctica present adventurers with stunning snowy landscapes, like this one from Almirante Brown research station on the shores of Paradise Bay.

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The South Pole

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 […]

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Fighting Elephant Seals in Antarctica

I watched from a secret location as two elephant seals struggled for dominance on an island off the Antarctic peninsula.

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The Adelie Penguins of Antarctica

Two Adelie penguins oceanside on the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica.

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The Ghosts of Christmas Past

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 […]

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Cruising to the Antarctic

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 […]

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