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De Gerlache

Being a Belgian on the Antarctic waters can not go without thinking about Adrien De Gerlache at certain moments. I choose to take his book “15 months on Antarctica” with me on this trip. Refreshing my French and at the same time reading about one of the first people who came where we are now, is not a bad combination:

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My first steps on Antarctica

It took us six long days on our small sailboat, but finally I could set foot on land in Antarctica.

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