Tag Archives: Antarctica

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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The Worst Journey in the World

“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 […]

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