Just a few pictures from the trip home. One of the quickest rides out I ever had. Everything worked perfectly. I left Pole at 5pm on Saturday and arrived in Christchurch at noon on the next day.
After a whole week without flights “departing” winter-overs are getting desperate at the South Pole. I am sure Father John and the Archbishop of New Zealand send a prayer every day, as they are just as desperate as everyone else to get out. So far to no avail. (more…)
After only 3 weeks off The Ice I found myself once again on a flight to the South Pole. However, this one was a bit special. I was invited to the cockpit for most part of the flight, including the landing at the South Pole. This was a great opportunity to take some pictures.