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Antarctica: “Strange & Cold,” Images From the Lost Continent

Adelie penguins, Antarctica. (Karl Nielsen)
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I got a couple of e-mails asking how our son Karl was doing, so i figure it’s time for a quick update.

Those of you who follow this blog and my daily newspaper columns in Bay Area News Group-East Bay newspapers in the San Francisco Bay Area, may recall my periodic tales of our son, Karl Nielsen, and his adventures working and taking photographs in Antarctica, backpacking and taking photographs in Nepal and Thailand, and working as a whitewater rafting guide (and taking photographs) in Alaska.
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Posted on Monday, October 12th, 2009
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Happy Holidays from Antarctica!

Merry Christmas from Karl at MacMurdo Station in Antarctica
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While I was on vacation last week, we got the above Christmas card from our son, Karl, who’s down working and taking photographs at McMurdo Station in Antarctica.

“Ho Ho Ho, Merry Christmas! Boy it’s cold. Now I know why Santa has that warm beard.” /Gary

Posted on Monday, December 29th, 2008
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