Posts Tagged ‘ Apsley Cherry Garrard ’

Tragic, terrifying and one of the best travel books ever written

November 24, 2011
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Tragic, terrifying and one of the best travel books ever written

Contributed by Nimish Dubey It is rare to see an adventure or travel being hailed as a literary classic, but this status has been accorded to Apsley George Bennet Cherry-Garrard’s The Worst Journey in the World. Apsley Cherry-Garrard is best known for being part of Robert Scott’s ill-fated 1910-13 Antarctica expedition in which Scott and…

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Antarctica 1911-12 – The journey that killed a great explorer

November 24, 2011
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Antarctica 1911-12 – The journey that killed a great explorer

By Nimish Dubey Of all the journeys that have been undertaken, few have been as tragic as the “race to the pole” between Britain’s Robert Scott and Norwegian Roald Amundsen. Both Scott and Amundsen were reputed explorers and each wanted to be the first human being to set foot on the South Pole. It was…

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