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Adventure Bound

About ten years ago, on the Travel Channel, there was a show called Adventure Bound with Alby Mangels.  Alby is the original Australian wild man.  He always seemed to be doing crazy things on land and sea.  His program was pure vicarious travel – and I loved it. Tomorrow Sara and I are off on … Continue reading »

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Solstice, Antarctica & Webcams

Summer solstice, 1995, I spent the night in Antarctica in an ice cave that I built with my fellow survival school classmates.  The policy was that if you were going to winter-over on the ice, you had to go to survival school.  You had to learn how to build an ice cave, how to start … Continue reading »

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Boondoggle to South Pole Station

Blast from the Past Here’s an old email I found from my second trip to McMurdo Station, Antarctica. I won a trip to the South Pole and wrote home about it here: From: DUKESA.MCMURDO@mcmurdo.gov (DUKE, SARA) Date: Wed, 22 Jan 1997 17:43 NZD Subject: my trip to the south pole hello all – just wanted … Continue reading »

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