Monday, September 23, 2013

The Flight to Antarctica

I have been here in Antarctica for over a month now and it is clearly time to catch up on posting some photos from the time so far.  We arrived here four days before the sun rose for the first time of the Antarctic summer.  We were flown down on a Boeing C-17 Globemaster based out of McChord AFB in Washington.  Unfortunately there are not a lot of windows on this plane so I don't have any photos of Antarctica from the air.

Upfront with the pilots on route to the ice.  

Unloading the cargo.

Mid afternoon in Antarctica.  

Loading Ivan the Terrabus.

Riding Ivan the Terrabus back to McMurdo Station. 


  1. I thought you weren't coming back! I'll be there toward the end of October for a few weeks.

    1. Yep, I wasn't coming back, but here I am. Ill see you in a few weeks.