Hugging the Holocene

We’re at around 150 deg east, north of the New Siberian Islands. In fact we just took a turn around Bennett Island which is the first sight of land since Norway, it looks a bit like Svalbard with an ice cap and glaciers. Currently steaming out of the Laptev Sea and into East Siberian Arctic […]

Stowaway parakeet?

So we’re still bashing our way through the ice, it’s like being on a very rough railway or on a plane in turbulence. Counterintuitive on a ship. Actually like the sleeper train to Penzance, we stop and sit for a bit and then back up (uncoupling the buffet car in Plymouth), then take a bit […]