From black-out to white-out in a few weeks
But two hours is a long time in Antarctic weather terms. The nice warming cloud blanket dropped enough to reduce visibility to under 1km and contrast to zero. One thing no-one fancies is driving towards the edge of the iceshelf and not being able to see it, so the trip was canceled.
No penguins today
Nevermind. Absolute zero contrast means no distinction between sky and ground. It made for some fun photos:
Playing with angles
Spent the rest of the morning lounging about drinking tea, chatting about places to visit and waiting out crap weather. It felt just like being back in Bangor!