Tag Archives: Penguins

One year ago today: landfall on the Antarctic Peninsula proper, more penguins, and an avalanche!

23rd December, known by GeoKid “the day before Christmas Eve”, saw our first stop on the mainland of the Antarctic Peninsula and on nearby Cuverville Island. Both Anne and Chris got snowy hikes in that day, so our entry will … Continue reading

Categories: Antarctica, by Anne, ice and glaciers, photos

One year ago today: first icebergs, first Antarctic landing, first penguins!

A fortunate consequence of a calmer Drake Passage is that our progress across it was quite speedy. When we woke on the morning of the southern hemisphere’s summer solstice, we had nothing but steel blue seas and seabirds for company. … Continue reading

Categories: Antarctica, photos

GeoKid shows us Antarctica

My parents seem to be too busy to blog about our trip to Antarctica, so today I’m sharing two videos I made on our adventure. In this video, I’m in Ushuaia, Argentina, waiting to head farther south. In this video, … Continue reading

Categories: Antarctica, by Geokid

Antarctica field log: Penguin Island? Surely you mean Volcano Island!

But yes, there were penguins too. Continue reading

Categories: Antarctica, outcrops, photos, tectonics, volcanoes