Two Hummock Island-Antarctica

Two Hummock Island-Antarctica

2001-From my understanding Two Hummock Island was first explored and skied by Roald Amundsen during the Belgian Antarctic Belgica Expedition in 1898. We arrived on the island and our group split into two parties with one group climbing an unnamed peak on one side of the island and us the other which Amundsen had previously [...]

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Vodka and The Southern Continent

Vodka and The Southern Continent

It started out with a small gathering in one of the state rooms and a bottle of vodka. We managed to down most of the bottle when we were invited to have a few more drinks with the Russian crew. Following our new friends we headed into the ships interior where we ended up in [...]

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The Fan Club

Photo by Tim Hagan

Standing very still, I watched as they walked, waddled before me. The first one standing within a foot or so, as it was followed by another, and then another until the group of six formed a semi-circle around me. They moved their heads back and forth in slow curiosity of this towering giant covered in [...]

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Antarctica

Antarctica

Random thoughts going back a number of years to the trip to Antarctica.”Glittering white, shining blue, raven black, in the light of the sun the land looks like a fairy tale. Pinnacle after pinnacle, peak after peak, crevassed, wild as any land on our globe, it lies, unseen, and untrodden.” Roald Amundsen Journal Entry- 2001 [...]

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