Two Guardian journalists are sending their regards over social media as they are trapped on a research ship in Antarctica that is retracing the steps of Antarctic explorer and scientist Douglas Mawson.
Now the research ship, the Shokalskiy, is stuck in ice just over two weeks into its month-long journey. Over the weekend, a 166m-long Chinese vessel, whose name translates as “Snow Dragon,” went to help the vessel.
Here’s their latest dispatch:
And here’s a light-hearted dispatch from Saturday:
Here’s their Christmas message:
And here’s a picture from Christmas:
When they arrived on the icy continent on December 16, Jah asked: “Why have we crashed into it?”
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