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102 Years Ago Today Captain Scott and His Men Reached the South Pole

Ben Saunders | Posted 03.19.2014 | Green
Ben Saunders

I suspect our bodies have so little fat or superfluous muscle they can turn into fuel that we're almost totally reliant on what we eat to keep us going now.

Reaching the South Pole (Our Half-Way Mark)

Ben Saunders | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Ben Saunders

In short, I'm afraid to say -- though it's probably quite apt -- that I concur with Captain Scott himself when he said of the South Pole, "Great God this is an awful place".

First Night on the Beardmore Glacier, Antarctica (Day 39)

Ben Saunders | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Ben Saunders

Getting to the top, and seeing what lay on the other side, is a moment I'll remember and treasure for the rest of my life.