Antarctic Demolition

Tuesday, 25th December 2012 by
Penguins at Windy BayAs ever the start of the Halley season started with the long journey from London to Cape Town and then the flights to Antarctica. We boarded the usual Russian Ilyshun which lands on an ice runway and then did the 5 hour flight from Novo to Halley in a Basler aircraft.

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Antarctic Painting – Year 3

Wednesday, 14th November 2012 by
One of the Science towersWell, it’s almost time to head south again for another 5 months of painting, demolition and digging snow.

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Halley, the Final Chapter

Monday, 5th March 2012 by
Emperor penguinsOver the last three weeks its been all action at Halley to get the base finally finished so that the 14 winterers are able to stay in the base.

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Friday 13th is 2 Weeks Late

Sunday, 29th January 2012 by
adelie-penguinThe season is moving on and there are only four weeks to go before we have to leave on the ship...

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Christmas and New Year on the Ice

Tuesday, 3rd January 2012 by
With the weeks seeming to flash by here at Halley, even Christmas was over fairly quickly...

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Happy Christmas from Antarctica!!

Thursday, 22nd December 2011 by
Over the last couple of weeks the main topic of conversation here at Halley has been food ... do I forsee a Roman style banquet?

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Windy Bay Penguin Colony

Sunday, 4th December 2011 by
Today I was lucky enough to travel the 40kms to Windy Bay where there is an Emperor Penguin colony...

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A day in the life…

Sunday, 4th December 2011 by
Skiing at Halley 6The work at Halley 6 is progressing and we are told that everything is on schedule!

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