Eco

Striped icebergs in Antarctica are bang on nautical trend

Bah, humbug! Did Willy Wonka make his way to Antarctica or what? Oyvind Tangen, a Norwegian sailor, was on board a research vessel 1,700 miles south of Cape Town and 660 miles north of the Antarctic a few years back, when he spotted the striped eye-candy floating on the waters. The stripes are formed naturally over centuries. Nature clearly got the memo about nautical stripes coming back in season.

About the author

Low Lai Chow travels light and is working on exercising demons from her past. Find out more about her at lowlaichow.com.