A Day in Antarctica January 22nd 2011 Slumbering until 0900 hours, momentarily I think we've had an amazing sleep in, until rational thoughts sneak in and I think it's still 0400 Perth time. There will soon be a time when being consciously aware of two different time zones will wear off. I'm glad I didn't organise anything today except to get our hire car, do some food shopping and go to Antarctica.
I jumped into th ... read more
Antarctica » Antarctica Speculation over the existence of a "southern land" was not confirmed until the early 1820s when British and American commercial operators and British and Russian national expeditions began exploring the Antarctic Peninsula region and other areas sou... ... read more
I'm a regular mum of two precocious boys and am also a photographer/ writer. My travel these days is hit and miss due to my domestic responsibilities and my travel ethos has also changed over the years involving an increased level of creature comforts (i.e. taking the single supplement rather than the multiple one with resident rats). My travel odyessies began before dinosaurs roamed the earth, a time where email, internet and mobile phone use were only in the domain of the rich and famous and certainly not for those whom cohabitate with rats. It may seem incredulous to Gen Y'ers but somehow I... full info