Antarctic Expeditions Yesterday and Today: 100 Years of Exploration

August 6, 2014
It's been 100 years since his cousin Sir Ernest Shackleton’s legendary voyage on The Endurance, in which he and his crew had hoped to be the first explorers to traverse the seventh continent. Read more here: Much has changed, it’s true – but more has stayed the same. Travelers often tell us of the incredible sense of peace they feel in Antarctica; of the overwhelming wonder they experience in realizing they could be the first person ever to walk a certain path.
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