Latest Blogs from Port Lockroy

An important part of what we do is bringing to life the human stories of Antarctica. Every year our team, who are based in Port Lockroy, Antarctica during the Austral summer, write a weekly blog to tell the story of what it is like to live and work in this exciting place. Read the latest blog posts from the team here.

10 November 2018
Week One

Greetings from Port Lockroy, Antarctica! As this is our first blog post of the season, each team member contributed to this post because we all have so much to say. Our team of four arrived safely to our home on the Antarctic Peninsula on Saturday 10th November 2018 on Ocean Endeavour after 8 days of travelling. We departed Cambridge on the 3rd November with 10 bags of gear and warm clothes to keep us warm and cosy for the next four months. After 25 boarded the Quark Expeditions ship on Tuesday 6th to start the last part of our journey and with the unpredictable Antarctic weather, we had no guarantee of the arrival date. We were treated to beautiful blue skies and brilliant sunshine during our first landing on Cuverville Island where we met our first colony of Gentoo penguins. We knew what home was going to smell like then...

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We are very keen to promote the important heritage work that we do, telling the story of life in Antarctica both past and present. If you are interested in running a story about us, using our images or films or want to discuss an interview or potential collaboration opportunity we would love to hear from you.  Please contact either Sarah or Lewis at Limewash to discuss your requirements or +44 (0)1223 813 557.