Wednesday, July 2, 2014

How to survive a winter in Antarctica – in pictures

Photographer and explorer Dr Alexander Kumar spent nine months at Concordia Station, where temperatures drop to -80C and your nearest neighbours are astronauts orbiting the Earth. Follow his journey through the worst winter in the world
http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2014/jul/01/survive-winter-in-antarctica-alexander-kumar-white-mars-in-pictures

Wintering in Antarctica.

Wintering in Antarctica.

Wintering in Antarctica is a one-way track. Unlike climbing Mount Everest, there is no option to quit or turn back. You must stay for nine months ... three of them in total darkness. All photographs: Alexander Kumar

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2014/jul/01/survive-winter-in-antarctica-alexander-kumar-white-mars-in-pictures