By Joanna Lumley, Felicity Aston
Author note: Joanna Lumley (Foreword)
In the whirling noise of our advancing technological age, we're possible by no means on my own, by no means out-of-touch with the barrage of digital info and information.
Felicity Aston, physicist and meteorologist, took months off from all human touch as she turned the 1st girl -- and simply the 3rd individual in historical past – to ski around the whole continent of Antarctica by myself. She did it, too, with the straightforward gear of cross-country, with no the aids utilized by her prededecessors – Norwegian males – each one of whom hired both parasails or kites.
Aston’s trip around the ice on the backside of the realm requested of her the extremes by way of psychological and actual bravery, as she confronted the hazards of unseen cracks buried within the snow so huge they could engulf her and hypothermia as a result of brutalizing climate. She needed to deal, too, along with her emotional vulnerability in face of the consistent bombardment of hallucinations because of the large sea of whiteness, the inability of stimulation to her senses as she confronted what's tantamount to a sort of solitary confinement.
Like Cheryl Strayed’s Wild, Felicity Aston’s Alone in Antarctica turns into an inspirational saga of 1 woman’s wade through worry and loneliness as she truthfully confronts either the actual demanding situations of her event, in addition to her personal human vulnerabilities.
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Alone in Antarctica: The First Woman To Ski Solo Across The Southern Ice by Joanna Lumley, Felicity Aston