By Hugues Goosse

I must admit that the title of this post was easy. When you sit on 500 meters of ice, there is a very small risk that you have no snow for Christmas, even in mid-summer. We could say 500 meters of ice only, because we are close to the coast. In the central plateau, it could be 4000 meters of ice.

View from our camp around mid-night when the sun is the lowest

View from our camp around midnight when the sun is the lowest (Photo Nader Wever)

As for many people, Christmas will be a special day here too. We do not have many options for clothes in our bags but we all made an effort to be as elegant as possible or to wear some special Christmas clothes and hats.

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