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Well don’t say you didn’t get up to the moment reports. We’re just entering the Derwent River, cruising past Bruny Island, which looks wild and rugged. Nature has turned it on for the final stage of the trip. Cookie banged … Continue reading
One of the V1 expeditioners has lived through a hard-to-imagine disappointment on the trip. After getting through the competitive selection process, passing the polar medical and participating in the training program, Chris boarded V1 all ready to start his … Continue reading
I was just meandering through the library and picked up a book I’d missed on my previous browsing forays – Tim Bowden’s book “Antarctica and back in sixty days”. Tim went to Antarctica in 1989 aboard the ship Icebird as … Continue reading
Today’s our last full day on the ship – we have to be out of our cabins in the morning and I expect just about everyone will be up on deck for the first sight of land before we dock … Continue reading
Before I get on to the qualities of Antarctic silence, I just have to run you through my morning. Determined to halt the slow creep of time-difference-adjustment sleeping in, I set my alarm for 7.30, struggled up by 7.45, had … Continue reading