After a 14 hour drive on non-roads across the tundra, we found them. The animals and the people who look after them. Our home for the next little while. Fall 2017. Chukotka, Russia. Photo Eric Guth.
It’s a good time to feast together, whether it’s Easter or Passover or Spring (or Fall!). Here we are sharing tea, fresh bread, salmon roe, marinated salmon, wild mushrooms, fresh lingonberry and pine nut cake (my fave), and plenty of butter. . This is Novoye Chaplino, a Yupik village in Russia’s Far East. We are…
There is something so beautiful about the unexpected, plus these are Easter colours, perfect for this weekend. Welcome to Greenland! Photo by Eric Guth.
Feeling inspired by the black sheep of this world. And the diversity of the north. Vigur, Iceland. Photo by Eric Guth.
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…
Weather the storm! South Georgia’s Ocean Harbour. King Penguins are more than beautiful; they’re tough. Sometimes it rains in paradise, but if they can hack it, so can we. Photo by Eric Guth.
Blues and greens, ice and mountains … it’s a peaceful day in Drygalski Fjord, South Georgia. Meet the North and Eric Guth have traveled extensively in the polar regions with National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions. From Russia, Iceland, Norway and other Arctic nations all the way down to the Antarctic ice, there’s nowhere quite like South Georgia….
A lesson in generosity. This week, I attended the Arctic Inspiration Prize celebration here in Ottawa, Canada, and I witnessed the growth of a movement. Let me tell you how that movement started. Sima Sharifi first came to Canada as a political refugee from Iran. Her husband, Arnold Witzig, came as an immigrant from Switzerland….
I haven’t told you much about the Arctic horses yet. They are beautiful survivors. They wander the taiga, over permafrost, in the coldest region of the world that is permanently inhabited by humans. They are semi-wild. People own them, but they feed themselves and wander far and free. No fences. Photo Eric Guth
Inspired by @jasperdoest ‘s beautiful post today, may you find a little piece of paradise this weekend. Photo by Eric Guth in Antarctica. Ice, ocean, petrel. It’s been a good week!!