Thursday, September 13, 2007

Antarctic blog posts review #3

If you've been wondering why it's been so long since my last blog post review, I can give two reasons: not that many Antarctic posts, and not much free time for blogging (ok, I'll be honest, my main reason is the second one: I've been maxing out on work lately, trying to get the equipment needed for this summer's Antarctic campaign ready - more on that in a later post).

Here are two of my favourite recent posts from the nether regions of the world:

Escape from Station
Z-Doc does it again, with a beautifully crafted photo-post.  With the return of sunlight, the intrepid over-winterers now have a chance to get out and about.  And for those lucky enough to be living close to Emperor Penguin colonies, the photo opportunities are far from scarce, though not always easy (skidoos and the cold often do not agree too well).

The Bivvy
Just in case you were not convinced of the craziness of some of the guys and gals who chose to spend a year freezing their extremities off in Antarctica, come read how a group of crazies decided to sleep outside in -40 degrees... for fun.

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