What lies beyond the mist: Cindy Shellito

Have you ever sat at one of those moments in your life when the clouds hang overhead and you’re not really sure which way is up? You long for a breeze to blow that mist away and give you a new view of that snow-capped mountain. Or, maybe you imagine that you’ll have a...

New Friends: Alicia Collins

Today we did an early morning landing at Hydrurga Rocks on the Gerlache Strait.  As we disembarked our zodiacs, we were instructed to move single file in silence past the two Weddell seals sprawled out on either side of our path so as not to disturb their rest.  It...

Reflections from Ushuaia: Fabian Dattner

As I write, three to four metre rough swells slide the ship over, then it rights itself. I think it’s akin to being in a washing machine, possibly on the ‘delicates’ cycle. It’s quietly making most of us nauseous or, with the aid of medication, terribly sleepy....

Reflections from Ushuaia: Mary-Ellen Feeney

Homeward Bound Team 3 meet Icebergs It has felt like a week of firsts, but in many respects this is a common theme throughout the Homeward Bound Program. As a strategic leadership program for Women in STEMM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics and Medicine)...

Reflections from Ushuaia: Fern Hames

Crossing the Drake The sea rolls our ship As we transit ‘tween lands and years Crossing Drake Passage Each day I write a #HomewardBound #haiku, trying to capture, in those brief, structured lines, something of the transformative journey we are on. Today is New Year’s...

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