Posts Tagged ‘Deception Island’


Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Above: abandoned Norwegian whale oil station

My mother went to Antarctica recently. She had always wanted to go, largely to see the penguins. She’s surprisingly penguin mad and as a child was known for singing the Peter Penguin song incessantly. Nearly the oldest member of the trip, she swam off an icy beach in the Antarctic ocean—on a dare.

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