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The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
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Mar 21, 11

Read in March, 2011

"At the same time, to visualize the Antarctic as a white land is a mistake,for, not only is there much rock projecting wherever mountains or rocky capes and islands rise, but the snow seldom looks white, and if carefully looked at will be found to be shaded with many colours, but chiefly with cobalt blue or rose-madder, and all the graduations of lilac and mauve which the mixture of these colours will produce. A White Day is so rare that I have recollections of going out from the hut or the tent and being impressed by the fact that the snow really looked white."

I'm still having bad dreams about the frozen sleeping bags, but pony meat sounds okay.
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“If you march your Winter Journeys you will have your reward, so long as all you want is a penguin's egg.”
Apsley Cherry-Garrard, The Worst Journey in the World


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