06 November 2017
Voyage to ‘the end of the Earth’
After a busy training week, we all went our separate ways for a week to pack all our gear and get ready for the Antarctic season ahead of us. The whole Port Lockroy team was to meet again in Cambridge one last time before setting off on separate journeys down to Ushuaia in Argentina and Stanley on the Falkland Islands.
Hannah and I arrived at the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust offices one day before Julia and Hannelore. As Hannah helped the staff prepare all our folders and manuals that will be helping us set up and manage the Port Lockroy operation, I had another meeting with Mike Dunn, whom we had met during training week, so he could explain in detail how to carry out the gentoo colony survey...