After this, I’ll be quiet about Antarctica for awhile

They did it. They walked 1800 miles in 105 days, following Scott's footsteps, and made it back to safety at Scott Base, Antarctica. And made history. The band of armchair explorers followed on the blog, Google Earth, and Twitter yesterday evening as Ben and Tarka walked the final miles. The online community was buzzing. I… Continue reading After this, I’ll be quiet about Antarctica for awhile

The real goal is coming home

For the two or three of you not following the Scott Expedition blog on Boxing Day, refreshing your screen every hour through the evening, I'm happy to report that Ben and Tarka made it to the South Pole on December 26, 2013. As Ben puts it, the scene was nothing like Scott's arrival in that… Continue reading The real goal is coming home