Post Tagged with: "iceberg"

3Oct
2010

Shot of the Week

Antarctica’s massive icebergs are literally floating eye candy, like this non-tabular gem caught at a rare sunset moment. (There are only four hours of darkness during the summer, so it’s hard to be awake at sunset!) Gran and I like to think of it as an igloo at the wrong pole. –Tara for TKGO

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26Sep
2010

Shot of the Week

On especially clear days in Antarctica, when the sky and ocean are the same color, the icebergs and their reflections look like floating islands against a blue background. –Tara for TKGO

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23Sep
2010

Antarctica: The Ice

The thing that makes Antarctica so different from a trip to Alaska, or even the Arctic, is the feeling that what you’re looking at will never be seen by anyone in the same way after the moment passes. The ship’s angle changes, the light comes from a different direction, the iceberg moves. The ice changes hourly — and you are the only human being who will see it exactly as it stands before you. In that sense, Antarctica is the […]

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18Jul
2010

Shot of the Week

In the spirit of multimedia, today is the first of many Sundays where you’ll find a favorite TKGO photo, video or other goodie to brighten your day and inspire a little wanderlust. Feel free to click an image for a larger version (to brighten your desktop background)! I took this photo from the ship’s deck on Christmas Eve during my trip to Antarctica in 2006 (aboard the National Geographic Endeavor with Lindblad Expeditions). The hole in the center could have […]

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