Can you imagine living a life where the sun stayed below the horizon for 120 days? What if we added nights lasting for weeks and the twilight for months? Oh, and -40C temperatures? Yeah, we’d probably pass as well.
But, for Rachael Robertson, that was reality.
For nine months, Rachael led a team of 18 bunkered down in an expedition to David Station – an Australian base on the coast of Antarctica.
The expedition leader has turned her extraordinary experience during those gruelling months into a book, which is particularly appropriate for our current COVID-19 climate.