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Penguin Sunday

The weather here in Scotland is rather miserable, as most of the United kingdom will know! That combined with other factors has led to quite a quiet week in terms of getting out and about. 165 more words

Falkland Islands

Bergs, snow slides and Chinstraps

This has turned into a bumper post that wraps the Antarctic journey up. Lots of photos and videos here. enjoy the read.

On this particular morning we are moored at Cuverville island and our excursion is going to take us right onto it. 1,973 more words


A glimpse at Rothera nature

Words cannot describe the natural beauty and wonder of this special place. With this in mind, I thought it advantageous to simply post a few favourite photos of mine that feature the local wildlife and landscape. 106 more words


Sea days to South Georgia

With phenergan in my system I am starting to cope much better with sea days and on the second day we start to see some wildlife. 791 more words


Let it snow

Antarctica is the white continent, white because of the snow and ice. It’s always nice to incorporate this snow into the pictures. Of course, the penguins will often walk on it, but having snow falling in the background adds even more to the picture, in my opinion. 22 more words


The lonesome penguins

For most people one of the main reasons to come to Antarctica is to see penguins. Penguins are relatively big birds, cute, curious and easy to spot. 68 more words