The Bone-lands

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My mind drifted into the “bone lands” scene from the Lion King, crawling with hyenas and danger lurking in every moment. The satrugi was […]

Glory

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A shift in perspective I kept my families farewell letters hidden in my journal unread so I could read them at the end of […]

Heavy Breathing

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Today was, well, anxiety provoking! I didn’t set an alarm last night assuming the blazing interrogation-light-like-sun would wake me. I slept so soundly that […]

Push, Push, Push

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Days rolling into one another I pressed on with good wind-flow towards the Pole Of Inaccessibility. Last night I had serious shoulder pain which […]

Blurred

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Days melt into each other Day 18 and 19 blurred into a mess of cold, wind, exposure and sastrugi in the end. I “rolled […]

Slowly, Slowly

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Inch by inch Minus 20C last night felt uncomfortably warm compared with the usual temperatures I’ve endured. 6am – a small puff of wind […]

1k Down!

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Finally, a little more wind to work with. Forecast was for some wind today so I slept restlessly listening for it. At about 1 […]