It must have felt like winter was never going to end for the men who signed up to go to the icy end of the earth and found themselves at Base F.
That the Lemaire Channel is nicknamed "Kodak Gap" is a pretty good indication that it's reliably scenic. When the conditions are right, it's spectacular.
Penguins are a major draw in Antarctica. And it's no wonder--for comical antics and all-around cuteness, penguins are hard to beat.
There are worse places to be than gliding silently at water level amongst the icebergs, seals, and penguins of Antarctica.
When you think of Antarctica, you probably think of lots of white and blue. I was surprised to find that it's a lot more colorful than that.
Trinity Church is not the only church in Antarctica, but it may well be the most elaborate.