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A Weekend Getaway

Things in McMurdo Station have changed quite a bit over the past month. The “Mainbody” season officially began on Monday, October 03, when the first C-17 flight of summer touched down at Pegasus runway with 98 new “summer” Antarctic participants (a mix of support staff and research scientists). 1,223 more words

The Antarctic Life

Andaman Islands

With stunning beaches, coral reefs and resorts the Andaman Islands are often referred to as India’s answer to the Maldives. Although part of India, the Islands are in fact nearer to Myanmar. 246 more words


Ross Island - Paris of the East

Day 4:

Today’s destination is not a new one for us, but it’s just that we didn’t see it closely. We are seeing it from the day we landed in Port Blair. 485 more words

Andaman Diaries

Mount Harriet – The Summer headquarters..

Day 3:

It’s time to leave the waterfall and deep forests and head towards the second highest peak in Andaman and Nicobar islands and the highest peak in the South Andamans (365 mts high). 480 more words

Andaman Diaries

The Quest begins…

Day 3:

It was another sunny day. Today’s plan was made out by Sahil. He just knows that there is an unseen place which we should explore. 576 more words

Andaman Diaries

Kaalapaani & The Sylvan Sands of Chidiyatapu..

Day 2:

The day starts quite early in Andamans as there is almost a time lag of 1 hour from the mainland. The dazzling sun is up in the sky by 4.30 am itself. 598 more words

Andaman Diaries

1 Week Trip to the Emerald Andamans - Ross Island

Ross Island, a short ferry ride away from Port Blair, is presently controlled by the Navy.  The island presently houses the ruins of old buildings like Ballroom, … 535 more words