Category Archives: PCAS_2018

Time-travelling in Antarctica

  Time flies when you are having fun… but who cares about time when you are time-travelling ?!Find out yourself how 4 days can fly by when you experience 24 hours of sunlight every day. There were no birds in … Continue reading

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Question & Answer session

We are back from Antarctica – at least physically, as I am still struggling to come back to reality… It was an absolutely special time on the ice with PCAS (the Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies). Teaching these passionate students … Continue reading

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Captain Scott’s “Disco Hut”

The beginning of the 19th century is known as the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration, a time when humans first stepped their foot on the polar regions and heroes were born. The race to the South Pole was fought between … Continue reading

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Safari in Antarctica

What life is out there ? Today we went over to the nearby McMurdo station and spotted our first PENGUIN !!! Philip – the Adelie penguin – welcomed us at Hut Point. Until his best friend Steve – the Weddell seal – … Continue reading

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Midnight Sun in Antarctica

Geetings from a very stunning night at Hut Point. We just returned from a late-night whale-spotting session near Captain Scott’s Discovery Hut. We saw Adelie penguins, Weddell seals and even Minke whales in the opean water just in front of us … Continue reading

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Tiki-tour to a “Room with a view”

Today we went on a trip to “Room with a view” – an exposed viewpoint which is high above our camp site. From here we could see glaciers and crevasses on the slopes of Mt. Erebus. Personally, I was most excited about … Continue reading

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