Tag Archives: Food
Our third plane in brought a few flats of fruit in from South America – pears, apples, and oranges. We each got to pick one piece, a very nice treat at the end of a long day!
Much of the food and fuel we burn here at South Pole is stored in “the arches”. These are essentially big arched steel structures, which are now buried under the snow next to the elevated station. There are four arches; the … Continue reading
One unfortunate aspect of life at the South Pole is that most of our food is either frozen, or comes from the limited range of plants we can grow in the hydroponic greenhouse. Our cooks do an awesome job of turning the resources available into … Continue reading
We celebrated Midwinter at the end of last week, starting with a showing of The Shining in the gym on Friday night and followed by a Saturday brunch, midwinter gifts from our colleagues up North, a big fancy dinner, and … Continue reading
It’s been a busy, but fun, two-day weekend with some surprise work problems, a fancy birthday party on Saturday, anonymously distributed Easter baskets Sunday AM, and a big volunteer-cooked brunch later in the day. So, I’ve spent much of the last few … Continue reading
Repeating my mistake from Thanksgiving, or maybe it was Christmas, I didn’t take many photos of sunset or our sunset meal. Here’s the sun, as seen though our generator exhaust contrail: We had the choice of a few different mains … Continue reading