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Antarctica, Wonder that Inspires

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There are times in your life that mark changes in your composition. Our trip to Antarctica was one of those times. It’s a continent without native people, but where wildlife thrives in an unpredictable environment. It’s a world without infrastructure. The scale is otherworldly and the landscape staggeringly, breathlessly beautiful. It is a landscape difficult to comprehend. There are islands, giant ice so big that it defies description, thousands of glaciers, mountain ranges and of course the continent itself. The scale seems impossible. A clearly defined line of ice melt, the blue of thousand-​year-​old ice and raw wonder define, for me, the miracle that is Antarctica.

James Hilliard

James Frazer Hilliard is a family man in search of life’s peaceful moments and wonders. A proud, native Pittsburgher and member of our global community, he enjoys playing squash, hiking, mountain biking and paddle boarding.

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