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"No sane human being could possibly enjoy this"
We made it, we’re done, we’re out 🙂 I want to apologise to those of you who have been following the despatches for my perpetual complaining in many of my previous despatches. The truth of the matter is that I … Continue reading
Union Glacier, Dec 12th 2010. It has been 3 days since our safe return from the South Pole, waiting for good weather in Union Glacier to allow the Ilyushin to pick us up for the return flight back to Punta … Continue reading
We’re still at Union glacier, awaiting a flight tomorrow if the weather continues to improve, as the trend has been thus far. The delay we have had here, before we return to the real world, has given us time to … Continue reading
Ah, I miss it. 100 years ago, two men, Amundsen and Scott, were determined to be the first to reach the South Pole by only one possible means of transportation; on skis. Antarctica, such an alien and hostile world, is … Continue reading
Well folks here is my second missive of the trip – made possible now because of a not totally unexpected delay to our departure. Yesterday we were plucked from the rigours of the South Pole, right at the last minute, … Continue reading