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Greenland Diaries: Evenings

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Every evening whilst the guys were out on the ice, they would read part of Shackleton's 'The Heart of the Antarctic' - his account of the Nimrod Expedition. Doing so, the guys were able to get a much fuller picture of what was involved, and what the original team members went through.

Will: "We found it very interesting - we got a real feel for what they went through on a daily basis and were left overwhelmed by their extraordinary courage - doing what no one had done before, and going to places that hadn't been seen before, makes it all the more important that we finish what they started."

Posted by Tim Fright on May 26, 2008 1:45 PM