Antarctica

Travel and work in Antarctica

Salad Bar!

One of the most remarkable things that's happened in the past month or so has been that our new hydroponic green house has started full time production. The old one (which is still going) was able to generate... Read More...

The 300 Club in Antarctica

What is the 300 club? The 300 club is a rite of passage for those of us who have spent a winter at the South Pole research station in Antarctica.    The name comes from the degrees in Fahrenheit of differenc... Read More...

Midwinter!

It has finally happened! The first half of the year is over, and the 2nd half is well on its way. The galley staff did it's usual amazing job, and the place never looked better. We stuffed ourselves with appe... Read More...

Come on down!

The Staff of Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station would like to cordially invite you to the 2004 Midwinter festivities to be held on Monday, June 21, 2004. Fine dining provided in the South Pole Galley.... Read More...

No-talent show

What a weekend! Saturday night we had a no-talent show that was part of the station's way of saying "Thanks" to the galley staff for doing their job every day. Suprisingly, there was a lot of hidden talent amon... Read More...

Another month goes by

It's been a fairly busy month, but you wouldn't know it from the lack of activity on here! Time this season is just flying by...It really doesn't seem like I've let a month go by without an update.The m... Read More...

Yuri’s Night

Yesterday was our annual Yuri's night celebration. Yuri's night is a party to celebrate the first human spaceflight by Yuri Gagarin back in 1961. Apparently it's been celebrated at the Pole for at least the p... Read More...

Another Weekend in Paradise!

The past weekend was a lot of fun down here. It started out great on Friday night when we finally won our first game in the inter-station darts tournament. We started the season kinda slow, but practice helps, ... Read More...

Getting into a routine

Winter is definitely here! It's been averaging around -85F for the past week, which isn't as bad as it sounds. The sky has been extremely clear which has led to a really great sunset. We had a contest down here... Read More...

Sunset Finally!

People have been bugging me to update, so here goes! It's been a busy past month. When I last wrote anything I was gripping about people's tendancy to isolate themselves in their room. Well, I'm happy to ... Read More...