National Geographic

“How women live in Chukotka: Four Stories” for National Geographic Russia

“How women live in Chukotka: Four Stories” for National Geographic Russia

Meet the North wrote this story for National Geographic Russia. With each new border and political shift, the indigenous women of Chukotka, Russia adjust to maintain their heritage and survive. Read about how they survive through Jenny’s words and Eric’s photos. This story appeared both on-line and in the printed magazine in Russia in February,…

“A fading culture adapts to the changing times in this Arctic town” for National Geographic.

“A fading culture adapts to the changing times in this Arctic town” for National Geographic.

Here is Meet the North’s next National Geographic story. With each new border and political shift, the indigenous women of Chukotka, Russia adjust to maintain their heritage and survive. Read about how they survive through Jenny’s words and Eric’s photos.

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…

Stand out

Stand out

Birds? You like ‘em? Check out my friend Jamie Coleman to get prepped for National Geographic’s Year of the Bird. It has been really fun to share some images from South Georgia this week … now let’s go back to the Arctic, shall we? P.S. It’s okay to stand out from the crowd. Photo Jamie Coleman

Travels

Travels

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….

Get up early

Get up early

We are working with National Geographic Expeditions this week to share some words and images from South Georgia. I was there for the first time this season and Oh la la!!! Sunrise, South Georgia. It’s peaceful but not quiet. Waves lap the shore, penguins call, seals and sea lions squawk and roar. This island gives…