Whale, Whale, Whale, What Do We Have Here?

My days just seem to be melting away one by one, much like the icebergs we are quickly leaving behind. We are now heading back to The Falklands where we will be stopping for only two or three days to pick up some different scientific researchers before setting sail for Tristan Da Cunha. Our time…

The Antarcticles: Seals New Album- Chunky, Yet Funky

We are surrounded by ice for as far as I can see. I keep my curtains closed because the glare can blind you, but when I dress up nice and warm, pop my sunglasses on and head outside I am welcomed by a sea of brilliant, solid white. The air here is so clean, pure…

Antarctica Departure Day: Heading For The Ice

I don’t think it’s possible to have a more stressful start to a trip. For my flight I was told I needed to be there 4 hours before the departure time (bit keen) and that check in would close 3 hours before departure. I would be flying to The Falklands via Cape Verde, a total…

Pre-Falklands Thoughts

Today was my last day in England for a while, my last day to cook myself a tasty lunch and go for a walk with my mum, my last day to look at the trees, the grass and the flowers. I fly for the Falklands tonight, and it’s only just really dawned on me what…