Meet Judith Falloon-Reid
The First Jamaican Woman
to visit Antarctica
Join me in Plantation, Florida on Sept 17 @ West Regional Broward Library - 2pm!
Special performance by dub poet Malachi Smith
Photo exhibit already on display in the Library's gallery.
When I told my friends that I would be cruising Antarctica, many wondered why. In their minds I would be spending days looking at penguins and ice. They were wrong. The views are breathtaking like nowhere else on earth. Massive blue icebergs seem to float by, bluer than they should be. Volcanic islands disappear into clouds; brilliant white ice contrasts with dark landscapes; lazy seals drift by on ice floes, and scores of seabirds fill the skies.
In 2007, I had unique opportunity of setting foot on the White Continent. Now, travel with me through the eclectic streets of Buenos Aires, to the unspoiled nature of Tierra del Fuego national Park overshadowed by the rugged peaks of the Patagonian Mountains in the Southernmost City in the World, Ushuaia; across the Drake Passage and unto Antarctica. As I stepped on the Continent, as the first Jamaican woman to visit Antarctica, I was truly A Jamaican on Ice!
Click to download the Penguin Slide
The Aaah-Inspiring Antarctica - A Jamaican on Ice Experience includes two books on Antarctica, an Antarctica Photo Exhibit and film.