Category: Antarctica

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Antarctica – The Feeling of Nonexistence

Conclusion as intro After I returned, many friends and family ask about Antarctica and what it feels like to be there. For a while, it was hard to find proper words to describe the experience. Did I feel small? Yes. Was I blown away by its...

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Penguins!!!

Frank S. Todd is the leading world expert on all things penguin, and other birds. I had a question I’ve been wanting to ask during his lectures but since he’s such a penguin lover, I thought I would wait for a better place a time....

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In Love with Antarctic Blues

The Sami people, who live in the northern tips of Scandinavia and Russia, have as many as 1,000 words for “reindeer.” If any human civilizations were ever established in Antarctica, they would easily have twice as many words to describe the blues in Antarctica. The blues...

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Antarctica Wildlife

Leopard seal Silence was one of the many tranquil sounds we heard as the zodiac drifted to the rhythm of the icy cold water. The leopard seal, indifferent to our presence, was dreaming peacefully on an electric blue floe. Her tail twitched from time to...