Hi Everyone, Just wanted to write a quick message: Thank God Nabs has arrived safely at the North Pole, achieving his goal. Thanks to everyone for your prayers, your well wishes and your support. Will have an update very soon for you! But I … [Read more...] about Magnetic North Pole – Day 32 – Arrival At The North Pole!
Magnetic North Pole
From March to April 2009, Team Oman (Nabil Al Busaidi, JP Downes and Claire Shouksmith) walked 650 km from Resolute Bay in Canada, to the magnetic North Pole, dragging 50 kg of equipment in temperatures regularly as low as minus 40 Celsius.
Temperature: minus 60°C Distance travelled: 50 km Updates courtesy of Polar Race: Teams reported in tonight having made excellent progress on the flatter ice and now better conditions over the Noice Peninsula. When one considers that in the … [Read more...] about Magnetic North Pole – Day 31
Temperature: minus 15°C Distance travelled: 29 km Some updates courtesy of Polar Race: The End in Sight – 26th April, 2009 Promptly at 15:00 hours, our teams took off on the final leg of the Race. All were straining at the leash to be away … [Read more...] about Magnetic North Pole – Day 30
Temperature: minus 20°C Distance travelled: 20 km Day 39 since I left Bahrain; Day 29 of the Expedition; Day 21 of walking Location; Danish Straight Wind; 20 kph from NW The restart for the final leg, leg 4, was scheduled for 1500, … [Read more...] about Magnetic North Pole – Day 29
Temperature: minus 17°C Distance travelled: 13 km My Theory of Relativity When you are enjoying yourself, times seem to fly by, but when you are bored time seems to drag very slowly and when you are suffering as much hardship and … [Read more...] about Magnetic North Pole – Day 28