January 2005

Kevin Hand's Antarctic Journal 20 January 2005

"Tonight, however, was different. The magic fax came. Like Santa down the chimney, the bell hop came and delivered the present I had been eagerly anticipating. For nearly half my life I've been dreaming of reaching the polar environments, and now a plane had a seat for me. Finally we got confirmation that - if the weather holds - we'll fly out early tomorrow morning."