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    Antarctica

    … Exploration is the physical expression of the Intellectual Passion. And I tell you, if you have the desire for knowledge and the power to give it physical expression, go out and explore … [Apsley Cherry-Garrard , a member of Scotts’ expedition party and author of The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic, 1910-13]

    … but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death with as great a fortitude as ever in the past. We took risks, we knew we took them; things have come out against us, and therefore we have no cause for complaint, but bow to the will of providence, determined still to do our best to the last … [Robert F. Scott, Last Message. Scott's Last Expedition vol 1, pp 605-07.]

    In January 2010, I sailed to Antarctica onboard the glorious ship in these pictures. As a boy, I learned the stories of Shackleton, Scott and Armundsen…this trip was dream come true.