Kayaking in Antarctica, gliding through the ice

 

A really great perspective photo on what it’s like kayaking through ice in Antarctica! You can almost imagine yourself there right now if you look really close…

Photo from the Quark Expeditions passenger slideshow on our Fly the Drake voyage, February 2013.

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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[...]