Oct 15 2012


I am a big fan of survival stories – tales of men triumphing over impossible odds. The story of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1914 Antarctic Expedition on the Endurance is one of the greatest.

Here is a collection of photographs from it:

If you’d like to know more about the Endurance (who wouldn’t?!). read Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing. watch the movie Shackleton, starring Kenneth Branagh. or simply read the Wikipedia entry!