|"Socializing" in the LA airport
|Touring around Christchurch to find BIRDS with Thierry
|Little Shags pondering the hills of Chirstchurch
|Seal team members Darren and Jess (in background) and fellow scientist (for fish) Brad (in background). On the bus shuttling to board the C17
|US Antarctic Program participants (scientists, support staff, and the like) sporting the bunny boots on the C17
|In the cockpit, in flight! The ice and world outside so white and blinding....
|Kickin off the boots, layin' back, enjoying the throbbing of the giant
|An icy landing...
|and immediate loading onto the strangest man-hauler