Photo Friday: Life as a Chilean cowboy in the Andes

25 July 2014, by

Photographer Peter Haden traveled to Chile in 2007 and shot a photo essay of Leo, a huaso who lives in the Andes. For more photos, visit Haden’s Flickr page. Photo Friday highlights photo essays and collections from areas with glaciers. If you have photos you’d like to share, let us know in the comments, by […]

Photo Friday: Glaciers from above

18 July 2014, by

  Astronauts aboard the International Space Station took this picture of the space shuttle Atlantis’ STS-132 mission as it flew over a glacier in Chile and Argentina. (NASA) The Siachen glacier as seen in 2011. The 76 km long glacier is sometimes called a “white snake”.

Photo Friday: Banff National Park

11 July 2014, by

Founded in 1885, Banff National Park in Alberta is Canada’s oldest national park. Flickr user Adam Fagan¬†features pictures of his 2012 trip to the national park. Photo Friday highlights photo essays and collections from areas with glaciers. If you have photos you’d like to share, let us know in the comments, by Twitter @glacierhub or […]

Rongbuk Mountains

15 February 2014, by

Growing up in exile and spending a majority of my life as a stateless refugee, I tried to deconstruct my identity through asking my parents about their experiences and stories. My mother was crucial in shaping my identity. Her stories always revolved around the Rongbuk Glacier. She was born raised in the shadows of the […]

Photos from Franz Josef Glacier

14 February 2014, by

The Franz Josef Glacier located in Westland Tai Poutini National Park on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island.