Antarctica can only be described in superlatives. The colors are more vivid, vistas more dramatic, and feelings of awe more awesome. This is not a place of man but of the gods. In Antarctica you can see things and have experiences you can't have anywhere else in the world.
There is a six-foot boundary law for all animals on the islands. As humans, it was our duty to keep that distance even though the birds, who approached us regularly didn't seem to care about the rule.
Antarctica is a landscape of superlatives: stunningly beautiful in a very big way.
Even the penguins here seem cold. What, you didn't know there are penguins in Africa?
he Hermitage is great, their storage rooms even better and the glorious mansions of the Romanov period are opening for a glimpse of the past we have all read about.
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News item: Newt Gingrich had a bandage on his finger after being bitten by a penguin at the St. Louis Zoo. If you think I'm leaving this one alone, you're crazy.
Shell is suing 12 environmental organizations to preempt legal challenges to exploration in the Arctic Ocean. It's a bully image that can only hurt, and Shell should know better because it's happened to them over and over again.
Back in the 70s when people ate nonsensical foods, I worked in a health food store in Eugene, Oregon. It was a dream job for a hippie, but the most entertaining of all was the scraggly old man behind the cash register, Don Russell.
With few natural predators, the wildlife here has never had reason to fear visitors, so they go about their normal routines in the presence of humans.
Skies are deep gray with clouds as smooth as pearls. Shards of ice glint like treasure chests. The water is uncharacteristically smooth and the icebergs glint psychedelic blue.
I love my travel and I love my photography. On a personal level, I always try to experience the best of both. Seeing the world with different eyes and...
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It may be chilly and drizzly, but the penguin families are out for a day at the beach -- literally. It's New Year's Eve in 2009. We're in Patagonia, Chile, at the bottom of the hemisphere.