wildlife

Flipping around

Flipping around

Flipping it around to the other pole for a sec here – bear with me – it’s World Penguin Day! And everything looks better with a penguin, no? Even this gorgeous ship, the penguin really sets it off. Don’t you think? Happy World Penguin Day! (This day marks the beginning of the penguins’ northward migration….

Gentoos on Goudier

Gentoos on Goudier

Antarctica. How else to kick off the story of this place but with ocean, land, and some stars of the show. Gentoo penguins, looking their best. This is Goudier Island, home of Bransfield house. You can see the old British boathouse in the back. Photo by none other than Mr. Eric Guth. After traveling around…

An Arctic exclusive

An Arctic exclusive

A hallmark of the North, these tracks are unique to the Arctic. Thick fur around the feet brushes the snow and obscures each print. The path reaches out across the sea ice following clues we humans could never find. We are out on the frozen ocean and far from shore in all directions. Only the…