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The Final Day: Completing Captain Scott's Terra Nova Route and the Longest Polar Jouney on Foot in History.

Ben Saunders | Posted 04.14.2014 | Green
Ben Saunders

Antarctica seemed livid at the fact we were lying happily in our tent yesterday morning, eating well and contemplating our final few kilometres, and it went furiously about trying to bury us and our few belongings with spindrift, and occasionally as far as trying to shake our tent down and blow it away completely.

Passing Captain Scott's Last Camp -- Under One Week to Go in Antarctica

Ben Saunders | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
Ben Saunders

I feel a sense of privilege at our modest connection with his incredible story, and gratitude for having the chance to share the tale of our own journey over this vast continent with a new generation.

Treading a Path Taken by Only Captain Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton (Scott Expedition, Antarctica -- Day 81)

Ben Saunders | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel
Ben Saunders

Today had a bit of magic in it, and we haven't had a day like that for a while down here. The weather was grim when we set out; nearly a complete w...

On to the Antarctic Plateau (Day 52)

Ben Saunders | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Ben Saunders

We woke up at six this morning to a suspiciously dimly-lit tent. Usually the bright glare and heat of the sun is plainly obvious on one side of the tent in the morning, but if it's not then it probably means there's a lot of cloud outside.

Walking More Than 1000km in Antarctica (Video -- Day 50)

Ben Saunders | Posted 02.16.2014 | Technology
Ben Saunders

In 50 days in Antarctica Tarka and I have covered more than 1000km on foot and climbed more than 9,000 feet -- mainly up the Beardmore Glacier. It feels like rather a long way and a bit of a milestone.