Constant Motion

Three weeks have passed since the last plane left and something like an everyday life at station has started to develop. It’s hard to imagine that the first month alone has almost passed. Everybody at station is getting used to fulfilling their daily routines and base operation as a whole is really smooth. So far we have been incredibly lucky with the weather, since we’ve had no major storms so far…

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Gates closed!

Winter is here – we are alone. The last plane has just left Neumayer two days ago and now the only people left at station are the winterers – nine people from AWI and three from the BBC. Our isolation has begun and now we cannot expect to get any on-site support from anyone but ourselves anymore.

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Many people have been asking me about my current stay in Antarctica and especially about what kit I brought in order to photograph down here. This blog entry will go over some of my most important kit decisions and why I chose the things I chose. However, this is quite a personal list and other people might have other preferences. The following items have been working very well for me though and have been used in order to create many of the images, that you have seen until now (and many of those you will see in the future)…

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