Starburst Reflection

Incredible Antarctica 2012 (Podcast 369)

Following on from last week's look at some images from South Georgia, this week I'm going to walk you through some photos from the three consecutive voyages to the Antarctic Peninsula, working with Aurora Expeditions in November and December 2012. Picking up the story after we left the breath-taking South...

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Martin Bailey is a nature and wildlife photographer and educator based in Tokyo. He's a pioneering Podcaster and blogger, and an X-Rite Coloratti member.
7 Comments
  • jamie z
    Posted at 23:18h, 22 April Reply

    Always a treat to read a blog with great photographs and descriptions that address nature and the dynamic range of global warming’s impact. Very well done Martin.

  • Anke Altermann
    Posted at 15:43h, 23 April Reply

    Thank you for another breath taking show. I was hoping for a reference to Ernest Shackleton as you visit Elephant Island. Is there a marker of some sort showing the location where his men survived in that upturned boat while he went for help?

    • Martin Bailey
      Posted at 19:34h, 23 April Reply

      Thanks Anke! I mentioned Shackleton briefly last week, in the South Georgia episode, but we didn’t see anything where we were. I actually probably should have referred to it as Elephant Point, not island. I know both terms were used, but I think Elephant Point is correct. It’s part of Trinity Island I think.

      Cheers,
      Martin.

  • Murray Foote
    Posted at 14:27h, 25 April Reply

    Lots of great images and stories, Martin, and very different from 2011.

    • Martin Bailey
      Posted at 10:27h, 30 April Reply

      Thanks Murray!

      Yes, it was a very different experience to 2011. Being at the start of the season instead of the end gave us a whole different set of subjects. Conversely, we hardly saw any whales. Those days we had with like 10 pods of humpbacks were insane! Both expeditions were amazing, just for different reasons.

      Cheers,
      Martin.

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