Author: Jennifer Kingsley

Transported beauty

Transported beauty

As it turns out, the beauty of the ice can be transported. Zaria Forman has figured out how. Here,Sven Lindblad- who has been championing my work for the past three years – relaxes with his very own original pastel drawing by Zaria Forman. The ice made me feel right at home in the middle of…

Special night

Special night

Yes, this is an Arctic photo, but it’s taken from inside the floating community I sometimes travel with. This is the National Geographic Explorer on a special night. When the lights go down and the house band, The Spice Boys, take over. These are some of our most inclusive moments, when crew, staff, and guests…

Bumpy ride

Bumpy ride

Happy to get a ride from some whale hunters up the coast of the Bering Sea in Chukotka, but WOW was it uncomfortable. Bouncy! (Like, turn you black and blue kinda bouncy.) I think they took a bit of pleasure from watching us fly off the plywood while they sat on the lifejackets. Photo Eric Guth

Love is everywhere

Love is everywhere

This is like the heart. It has many ways of showing itself. This wall has been through a lot. We know that from its cracks, which we might call texture, but we know are also the signatures of experience. The windows, we might say, are broken. But breaking has opened them. Love is what you see…