My friends said "You should take a gnome on your trip! One of those tiny ones we sell!"
That was out of the question.....no time, no space in the luggage. But I did start thinking.....What little item did I already own that could be fun to photograph in the snow?
And thus, Godzilla Does Antarctica was born.
Here's the big guy at rest before the adventure began.
I got lots of practice at the BA airport....trying different angles, different focus, arty crap and trying to make a two-inch high monster look like he was threatening downtown Buenos Aires.
This turned out to be a total blast. For one thing, I was NOT the only traveler who arrived with figurine in hand. Ben, one of the NYC crew, had arrived with, yes, JS Bach.
Ben is a creative guy, a designer, filmmaker, and he figured there had to be some way to make Bach in the Antarctic work. In fact, Godzilla and I participated in some of his filming....Bach confronting Godzilla on a cold mountain peak.....realistic stuff like that. His process is still, well, in process, but he promises to send around the final product and I will post it here.
So, in between posts about seals, whales, penguins and ice, I will be sharing the adventures of Godzilla in the Southern Hemisphere. What will happen next?!?!?!?!