I finished my second season in Antarctica last week, and I have been struggling to decide how to share my experiences. The truth is, I don’t know how to tell you about Antarctica. Words fail me. Photographs are lovely but nothing will ever quite convey the grandeur, the power, or the mystery of the Great … More My Second Season on Ice
Greenland may not be on the must-see list for many people, but for those of us who are captivated by high latitudes, Greenland is a dream destination. Northern Lights, midnight sun, hot springs, glaciers and icebergs, jagged mountains, incredible terrain, amazing whale watching, polar bears, narwhals, bowhead whales, and more! The people have a rich heritage of kayaking, … More Wanderlust List: Greenland
Even when I’m out on the road, I’m always dreaming of new destinations. I am constantly searching for tips from fellow travelers or getting inspiration from books, movies, and the internet on new places and new adventures to add to my ever-expanding list. I keep track of a lot of these on this Pinterest board, which … More Wanderlust List: Iceland
There are a few iconic views of Torres del Paine, Chile’s famous national park, that you see over and over again. So I decided to share some of the beautiful vistas I saw while hiking in the park that are not iconic, but breathtaking nonetheless. TRAVEL TIP: Traveling to Patagonia? Torres del Paine is pronounced … More Wordless Wednesday: the [less iconic] Views of Torres del Paine
A rainbow spreads across a channel in Tierra del Fuego, Chilean Patagonia. Taken while sailing in March 2014.
Rain moving up a fjord in Chilean Patagonia, April 2014
Alright, so I’m breaking the rules of “wordless Wednesday,” but I just have to write about this place. Only accessible from the water, defined by stark rocky outcrops and harsh winds… Brecknock Peninsula captivates me. Located near the west entrance to the Strait of Magellan, the peninsula is the westernmost projection of the Isla Grande de Tierra del … More Wordless Wednesday: Brecknock Peninsula