Disaster has struck, as I knew it would. Our trip to Antarctica has been cancelled for the second time. I did record my anxieties with regard to relying on other people in a previous entry and, since then, all of my concerns have come to pass. Yes, we managed to...
We’re almost two years into the pandemic now and yet Covid-19 still rears its ugly head at the most inopportune moments. We jumped the first hurdle. The PCR test we took in Dublin on Friday came back negative, allowing us to travel to Buenos Aires via London....
It’s bizarre, planning an Antarctic expedition during a global pandemic. When we first started planning this trip of a lifetime, Covid-19 wasn’t even heard of and now we’ve gone through a portion of the Greek alphabet in variants and have had almost...
About the Author
There's a great word I read in Sir Ranulph Fienne's book, Shackleton, which I feel epitomises me and what Travel Polar is all about. Polarhullar. It translates as an ache for the polar regions. I've felt Polarhullar for years now. Ever since I first travelled within the Arctic Circle at the age of twelve, I've longed to return to the cold. That's what Travel Polar is all about and, perhaps, when you've read some of my stories, you'll experience Polarhullar for yourself and create some memories of your own.
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