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The true commemorative spirit!

15 January 2012 At 2 am the wind dropped and after waiting a short time … called all hands and started work, sounding the steam whistle as a sign to the sh...
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Talking with the locals

14 January 2012 I began this blog with a reflection on the history of waiting in Antarctica and the strange contours of time down here. As you voyage south, ...
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Sailing in new waters

11 January 2012 This morning we are sailing where no-one has ever sailed before. The Aurora Australis is in open water where, until February 2010, the gia...