from Down Under, and remember, geologists always get window seats.
are interminably long. Here’s one of my four flights tomorrow, from Los Angeles to Brisbane, Australia. Fourteen hours long and 11,500 km (7,200 mi). Ugh. Thank goodness, at least, for noise-cancelling headphones. (And frequent flyer miles.)
with Zegrahm Expeditions, leaving in exactly one week. After traveling in polar regions for four-and-a-half months this year, this trip will feel like a tropical vacation! I’m looking forward to snorkeling on some of the most bio-diverse reef systems in the world.
the last two-and-a-half months at sea.
from one white landscape to another. The numbers: Approximately 9,000 miles on three flights (USH - EZE - DFW - GEG) during a 28 hour long period, not including the final Uber ride. Ugh.
when traveling on an airplane as demonstrated by these quick pics on the first leg of my travel southward.