top of page

Ep.40 - ANTARCTICA for 15 months - Interview with Jason Whiting

Updated: Sep 16, 2020

In this episode, we interview our friend, Jason and ask him all about his experience visiting Antarctica as part of a SANAE overwintering team.


Although we hardly stuck to this list we touched on:


  • Why he went to Antarctica?

  • Daily routine and practical matters like taking a shower.

  • Sharing a confined space for 15 months with the same 9 people.

  • Highs and lows of the experience.

  • Cooking and eating from a limited selection of ingredients for more than a year.

  • Why there are no Polar Bears in Antarctica.

  • What to do to keep yourself entertained.

  • Does it take a certain type of person to do this?


If you enjoyed listening to Jason’s perspective, why not also check out our other podcasts where we discuss our home town of Cape Town with him:




Comments


FIND YOUR

WHERE-TO-NEXT

DESTINATION

Advanced real-time filter by visa, region, value, weather & activity

GREY-GEAR-LOADING.gif

PLAN YOUR TRIP

VISA SERVICES

Let iVisa take the pain out of travel planning and assist you with Electronic visas, Travel Authorizations, Visas on Arrival, and even Paper Visas. They can also help with Health Declarations and Embassy Registrations. If you're from the US, they also provide a One-Stop Shop to renew your Passport securely and error-free.

FLIGHTS
Find a cheap flight by using Skyscanner or Momondo. These are our favorite flight search engines. They index other travel websites and airlines across the globe to easily find you the best deal.

ACCOMMODATION

Booking.com is our number one resource for researching and booking accommodation. In addition to Booking.com, we have found Agoda.com to consistently returns the cheapest rates in Southeast Asia. For longer stays, find unique homes worldwide on Holiday Swap, the most affordable travel platform that allows you to book homes anytime, anywhere in only a few clicks.

TRANSPORT

DiscoverCars.com is a leader in online car rental bookings; we compare car rental deals from many companies so that you can choose which is best for your trip. 12Go connects the world door-to-door, from transfers to flights, under the same user-friendly ticket.

INSURANCE
Travel insurance can protect you against unexpected illness, injury, theft, and cancellations.

 

Need more help to book your trip?
Check our complete resource page for all the best companies to use when you travel. You will only find the companies we use ourselves.

Please note that some of the links above may be affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you,

we may earn a commission if you end up making a purchase and the income goes to keeping the site ad free.

Related Posts

Recent Posts

Sardinia by Campervan: The East Coast

Sardinia by Campervan: The Southern Region

Sardinia by Campervan: The West Coast

bottom of page