Return of the Blog

It’s been a while since I updated the blog with my latest adventures. I’m happy to announce the blog will be back in action starting next week.

There will be posts about a very Texas Fourth of July, a One-Day Walking Tour of London, and a Cycling Tour of Goa, India plus much more.

While I’m working on the latest updates, feel free to look back at some of the most popular posts on the blog from the last few years:

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Pyramiden, Spitsbergen — An abandoned Russian mining town, population: 2.

grace-cathedral-UN-muralGrace Cathedral, San Francisco — Classic architecture with a modern message.

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Christchurch, New Zealand — Art-rich restoration after a devastating earthquake.

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Gliding — Free falling over Central Texas.

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Castle Rock, Antarctica — Hiking in one of the most remote places in the world.

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Eventually I did make it to the ice. However, this season in Antarctica was a slow one for airborne science. Weather was consistently just iffy enough to ground our flights for the last half of the season. In fact, our entire field campaign to East Antarctica was cancelled.

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Lyttelton Port of Call

We had an extra day to wait in the Christchurch area before loading up to head to McMurdo Station, Antarctica because one of the C-130 flight crew got sick. So a few of us intrepid explorers caught a bus over the hill to the town of Lyttelton.

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Lyttelton is a small town perched above Lyttelton Harbor, a flooded volcano crater. Its port is the main import/export terminal on the South Island and a hub for cruise ships ferrying visitors to Christchurch.

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