Just a whisper

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The gentle flitting against the tent With limited wind available, the past two days merged into a cycle of breaking camp quickly with each […]

Sunny Days

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The strange wobbly sun-dance. The sun is constant, the only reason I know it’s past midnight is when the sun hovers on the right […]

Isolation

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Just me and my thoughts. Mentally I prepared for a day of thirds – 3 lots of 30 km southwards. I launched the gutsy […]

The Shift

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Winds of favour The forecast for wind is finally blowing towards the Pole Of Inaccessibility and not in my frost nipped face, thank goodness! […]

Hard Yakka

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Feeling it today! Wind from the South again today meant I had more upwind kiting on offer. I am taking extreme care with my […]

Acclimatisation

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The first mini-milestone After a brutal night with temperatures well below -30 C inside the tent, I awoke feeling less than refreshed! I could […]

It Begins!

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The Longest Journey Begins After a beautiful night’s sleep in a container at Novo Station, we awake to Russian porridge and coffee, and then […]

Just an Ilyushin

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An early pickup, heart wrenching goodbye to Sarah and there “she” was, the big Russian Ilyushin Aircraft bound for Antarctica. With no windows to […]

90 Day Journey

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Queensland explorer Dr Geoff Wilson will embark on a three-month journey, over thousands of kilometres, across Antarctica. Dr Wilson will aim to complete the […]