Posted on November 23, 2011
Speaking of giant ice-javelins, now seems like a good time to introduce Intrepid Team Member Josh:
Posted on November 22, 2011
When the glacier’s face calves, we get a new look at the inside. To give you an idea of scale here, the cliff face is several hundred feet tall. Twenty-foot ice javelins? Yes please! (I was almost a quarter mile away when I took this photograph, and you’d be an idiot to get much closer.) See all those horizontal stripes? Each layer took about 150 years to form.
Posted on November 21, 2011
Posted on November 15, 2011
Posted on November 13, 2011
…the first penguin eggs of the season, that is. Look at these proud parents:
I am very excited. That’s easy for me to say, because unlike these penguins I don’t have to spend the next month fasting while I diligently keep my gestating baby warm, simultaneously fending off predators. Seriously, everywhere you look here it’s like a quintessential nature documentary. You can practically hear David Attenborough’s voice with every breeze.
In other news: a giant HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my big bro, Drew. I wish I could be in North Carolina to celebrate with you.
Posted on November 4, 2011
Posted on November 2, 2011