…sheep being herded (flocked) past the South Pole Inn at Anascaul, Co. Kerry. Irish exploration hero Tom Crean ran this pub after he returned for expeditions to the Antarctic with Captain Robert Falcon Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton. Link to Douglas Bray’s photos Link to NutsyFagan’s Flickr photos
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Chile is to Antarctica as God is to Man.
[from Anonymous wintering at Pole:] The design was made up and drawn by two of our guys. We have 60 winterovers this year, and they were joking about how we should greet the first plane with one person holding an axe and 59 little crosses wedged in the snow. That grew into the pole marker [...]