By Joanna Lumley, Felicity Aston
Author note: Joanna Lumley (Foreword)
In the whirling noise of our advancing technological age, we're doubtless 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 on my own. She did it, too, with the easy 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 when it comes to psychological and actual bravery, as she confronted the hazards of unseen cracks buried within the snow so huge they may engulf her and hypothermia because of brutalizing climate. She needed to deal, too, together with her emotional vulnerability in face of the consistent bombardment of hallucinations because of the gigantic sea of whiteness, the shortcoming 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 plow 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