Monthly Archives: October 2006
In less than two weeks I’ll be forced up the stairs of a plane, the first step in our journey to Chile. I say forced because I hate flying, or rather I have an irrational fear of it. I’ve tried … Continue reading
I was showing my son Jack this site the other day, he’s just turned five and I wanted him to understand why daddy will be away for nearly a month. I tried to show him South Georgia and Antarctica on … Continue reading
Well if we hit a “freak wave” in the South Atlantic then i’d like to know a little bit more about the ship i’ll be going down with. The UV USHUAIA was commisioned by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration … Continue reading
I’ve plotted the Lat/Long GPS route data in Google Earth and produced an image of the route below. You should be able to click on this image to see a larger and clearer version.
Ernest Shackleton final resting place is in the small “whalers” graveyard at Grytviken. (courtersy of Google Maps)
(courtesy of Google Maps)