Search by author: sh52

sh52

History and hot-tubs

Day 7 – 13th January, by Ailsa Still in Marguerite Bay, the team had an early start to the day with the first surveyors on deck for 7am. Conditions started off relatively calm in the morning but by lunch the wind had…

Back from the Dead

Day 4 – 10th January, by Hannah After a rocky Tuesday on the Drake’s Passage, we woke up in Antarctica! (that is south of 60 degrees latitude which is the official boundary of Antarctica). Luckily most of the team…

The Treacherous Drake Passage

Day 3 – 9th  January  by Somerled Dear readers, welcome! You join us on our first day of surveying as we cross the treacherous Drake passage, known worldwide for its very rough sea! Since leaving Ushuaia the day…

 A Birthday to Remember

Day 2 –  8th Jan 2024 – by Alice It was a special day for me – not only did we officially begin our journey to Antarctica, but I also woke up a year older in Buenos Aires! We headed down for breakfast around 8 am,…

¡Bienvenidos a Buenos Aires!

Day 1- 07 January – by Lola The polar group gets reunited at last in hot and sunny Argentina, a far cry from the Scottish weather we left behind. As a few of us had landed the evening before, or even a few days prior…

Here we go again…. South

We’re getting ready for Antarctica 2024! In early January, 17 super excited first time student explorers and 2 seasoned staff will be heading to Argentina and on to Antarctica for our 10th University of St Andrews…