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Gone for the Season

From the blog post:

Being absent for the holidays is collateral damage for an explorer, whatever the location. In Antarctica, the short Antarctic summer is when most exploration happens, and this falls over the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year holidays. Maybe you can get home by Valentine’s Day; it is best to arrive bearing ...

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I like the quote, Don comparing yourselves to sailors in the past shipping out with the tides. And from where you are, that unique viewpoint, you get a pretty good view of the heavenly body responsible for those tides. How the explorer has progressed! Thank you for explorers such as yourself, making personal sacrifices for the greater good. I guess being away makes the homecoming all the more special. Take care, and Merry Christmas!

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