So I've just been PQ'd to be a DA at McMurdo for Winfly. I have no idea what to expect, or what to bring. I've travled a lot, but this is beyond anything I've ever done. Any advice?
pack light - you will be able to find stuff in skua.
bring hats / bandanas - whatever you prefer to wear - your head will have to be covered the whole time you're at work.
be ready to be in the limelight most days - people like to complain about the food, and they see you and will complain to you.
bring dryer sheets - you can buy them in the store, but its always good to have a little stockpile.
bring any toiletries that you prefer - b/c the store may not carry them.
sunscreen (even though you're working inside you'll still probably be outside a bit)
ipod / mp3 player - makes doing dishes and pots seem to go by faster
bring a LOT of energy and excitement - and try to stretch it out all season