Framed by ‘bergs in the Arctic

Fuzzy little gentoo chick

A curious little gentoo penguin chick stops to investigate visiting Quark Expeditions passengers.   From our 11 day Antarctic Explorer voyage aboard the Ocean Diamond.  [...]

Frost Flowers

"The earth laughs in flowers." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson So how do these pretty bouquets bloom ?  Frost Flowers are formed on new and thin ice sublimates.  Ice that changes directly[...]