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Living and Working at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica, Summer 2012-2013

During the Austral Summer of 2012-2013, I traveled to Antarctica to work as a Cook, EMT, Tour Guide, and Photojournalist at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. While I was living there, I took over 10,000 photos, hours of video footage, and published an article about life in Antarctica on my blog every single day.  Here’s …

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Back to McMurdo

McMurdo Station. After living at South Pole, it was a bit of a shock to arrive in big bad McMurdo – Lots of people, dirt, dust, buildings, terrain, machines.. everything. Major overload after the pole, but a good introduction back into “society”, in preparation for reemergence back to New Zealand. I arrived at McMurdo the …

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Getting A Job In Antarctica: My Long Journey 2009-2012

I want to live and work in Antarctica. It’s been a dream of mine for years, and starting about 4 years ago, I finally decided to make my dream a reality. As you may expect, getting a job – a real job, and not just a tourist ticket down to the South Pole is tricky. …

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