Snow, ice, penguins and wind. Yup. That’s Antarctica for you

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Paradise

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Sky-pointing chinstrap penguin, Half-moon island. Antarctica

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Manhattan architecture

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Shoal

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Monochrome macro

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The view as you come in to land at Longyearbyen airport, Spitsbergen. One month until I’m back up in the high arctic and I can’t wait for more like this.

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Looking out over Þingvellir, the oldest parliament in the world and amazing geology to boot.

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Heading through the Gran Sasso tunnel. 

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Landscape of the high arctic in summer

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Perfect butterfly eggs

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Spring afternoon in Antarctica. Half Moon Island

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Geothermal field near Hveragerði, Iceland

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