“Just when things looked their worse, they changed for the best. I have marveled often at the thin line that divides success from failure and the sudden turn that leads from apparently certain disaster to comparative safety.”
“Men Wanted: For hazardous journey. Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success.”
The wreck of Endurance was found in the Antarctic, 106 years after the historic ship was crushed in pack ice and sank during an expedition by the explorer Ernest Shackleton
I haven’t been to any of the artic regions yet, but I found this old photo of my dad in a small dingy floating through icebergs. He said he was above the Artic Circle, North of Alaska at the Polar Ice Cap; not in Antarctica.