In this story I meet the first women to overwinter alone in Svalbard. This project 'Hearts in the Ice' is all about researching climate change+collecting data on one of the harshest environments on Earth. An
extraordinary account of scientists living through the polar night, ultimately to protect this unique frozen land.
The wild horses of North Carolina's Outer Banks are descendants of the Spanish Colonialist's horses. In the 16th century, they would have swam ashore, escaping ship wrecks these waters are notorious for.
A key difference with this 400-year observance will be the emphasis on catastrophic truths. Only half of the Saints and Strangers (Protestant Separatists and secular colonists) survived that first winter. Arriving late in the season and constructing only basic shelters, many died from exposure, exhaustion, or disease.
Beyond Disneyland and other superficial theme parks in Orange County you will find Spanish history, glorious beaches and unique spaces, that is, if you know where to look. Follow my trail to the authentic Orange County.