Written 24 Dec 2007
3668 meters above sea level
Maximum & Minimum temperatures: - 30 to - 36 °C
We have been standing still today to celebrate Christmas, which we celebrated in a traditional Norwegian way with rice porridge for lunch and pork (“ribbe”) for dinner. And of course some linie aquavit. Kjetil and Einar have also replaced another differential (#5) that broke on 23rd December. Preparations for Christmas went on all day and we had a very nice traditional Norwegian dinner in the evening. Surprisingly many gifts had found their way to the deep south.
Photo: Mary has gifts for everybody (Photo: Jan-Gunnar Winther)
This contribution is from the log of the Norwegian-US Scientific Traverse team, who are en route from Troll Station to South Pole Station. Much more information can be found here.
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