Screenshot 2014-08-28 06.23.02From the Australian government’s department of the environment: While friends were spending the weekend back in NZ mountain biking I was also able to say I was doing the same. Well, kind of.

Our daylight hours are favourable to be heading out and enjoying the last of the sun’s rays here at Mawson. It was a refreshing -25°C and light winds from the South East when James and I headed out mountain biking to Welch Island for a few hours. Welch Island rises 130 metres and around six kilometres from Mawson station over the sea ice (which is currently over one metre thick). It is a prominent hill that is often talked about around a meal. Read more