The story of the first expedition to Antarctica that went on for over two years


April 16, 2021

What should you do when you get stuck somewhere you don’t know? What is impressive about humans is that we tend to always seize every opportunity, and just to keep on trying. Our strong survival instinct allowed us to get at the top of the food chain. And here is the story of some explorers who went on an expedition and got lost in the cold waters and glaciers of Antarctica for over two years… 

A polar expedition

This is Sir Ernest Shackleton, a fairly wealthy explorer about to go on one of the most ambitious expeditions ever imagined in the world. This happened in the early days of the great exploration of Antarctica, and Shackleton’s idea was actually to search for the southernmost land in the world. After he and his team managed to cross the continent on foot, they did something historic.