THE COLDEST NIGHT
It was one of the coldest nights of the winter with -23 degrees celsius without the windchill factor, so he said: „Guys, you can sleep inside the station as I leave the door open for you. There you will have a heater, a toilet chairs and a table.“ We looked each other and it was clear that we, of course, would sleep in our cave. So we said thanks, turned around at walked back up. We were shooting some landscape pictures, thats what we both do for a profession and went to the cave. It was so cold, that our hands where freezing in our gloves. You couldn’t even pull the trigger of the camera anymore. After the last sunlight disappeared behind the peaks we wanted to go to sleep, but than we talked about how good a warm shelter would be right now. So we went back into the station, where we cooked us a warm soup and were pretty happy in the end, that the door was open.
On the next morning we were woken up by the alarm around 6:30. We went outside and got some more pictures from the sunrise. As the sun finally touched our skin, it was an awesome feeling. I remembered some pictures of the same motive from the Antarctica, so we tried to get the same setting. We boiled some water, I was lying at the ground as my buddy was getting his thermos bottle full of water and positioned him in front of the sun and well, it worked out! After we tried it a couple of times, we got the perfekt spray. I think the picture says exactly reflects how we felt at that moment. Pretty happy.