Antarctic facts you might not know

Antarctica is bigger than Australia. It’s nearly twice as big.

It’s 4,826km from Hobart to Davis Station. 12-13 days by boat. A long way. That’s one thousand times the distance between my home and the nearest cafe.

There are no huskies in Antartica any more. Some of them have taken up a more static residence in the foyer of the Antarctic Division here in Hobart.

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About Jesse Blackadder

Living at the easternmost tip of Australia on the caldera of an extinct volcano, Jesse Blackadder is a novelist, freelance writer and Doctor of Creative Arts. She is fascinated by landscapes, adventurous women and very cold places and has published three adult novels and three novels for children.
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One Response to Antarctic facts you might not know

  1. linnie says:

    Dear Jesse… We will miss you very much at CB. Antarctica sounds so impossibly wilderness… I think I wll never get there, but I am very keen to follow your progress, and learn through your eyes and ears. You write so well, I know I’ll ‘see’ what you see.

    Seriously, 1,000 times further away than your nearest cafe… Mine too!

    May the waves stay manageable and the Journey, wonder-filled. Beaming lots of love your way. Linnie 🙂 xxxx

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