Oceans activist Lewis Pugh is swimming across the Antarctic to raise awareness of the need for marine protection in the southernmost oceans of the world. AAISHA DADI PATEL found the pictures posted to his Twitter feed marking his progress to be absolutely stunning.
Based in Johannesburg, Aaisha has been a part of the Daily Vox team since its inception in 2014. She holds a master’s degree in media studies from the University of the Witwatersrand. Her research and reporting interests include gender and representations of Muslim women in the media, although she’s covered everything from politics to polar bears.