Posts in Travel in Antarctica

Eve of Departure

I wish I had more time to write down all that is swirling about my mind as we prepare to leave tomorrow.  The last minute hassles, the car repair last week, the broken down…Read more

What do You Eat in Antarctica?

A lot of people ask us what we’ll eat while in Antarctica.  Overall we plan to consume 5400 calories a day, while we’ll burn around 7000-8000 calories.  Yes, based on that math, we’re sure…Read more

Final Test, Seven Days Until Liftoff

Hours Traveled: 0 hrs Today’s Mileage: 0 m Distance to Pole: 570 m Temperature: -35 F Altitude: 500 ft This is a final test of our voice blogging system to make sure everything is…Read more

A Parent’s Countdown

Chris and I spend hours running on the trails together. We use this time to discuss life, dreams, and what expedition tasks still need to be completed. Our main topic as we approach departure…Read more

Testing Voicemail Blogging Technology

While we are in Antarctica we hope to call in daily voicemail updates that will be posted to our blog. Here’s an example of a voice message that has been transcribed to text: Hi! …Read more

Flying to Antarctica

We are often asked how we will travel to Antarctica.  The only commercial (non-governmental) service to take you there is Antarctica Logistics and Expeditions (ALE).  We will fly from Punta Arenas, Chile to Antarctica…Read more