Day 1

This morning the crew of Sanae very warmly said goodbye to us. First we started with good wind on icy surfaces.[mehr]



We have managed to survive a long night and a long day. Yesterdaz we have left Cape Town at 23.30h and arrived at Novo Airbase at 03.30h in the morning.[mehr]


It´s Happening!

Finally we got word here at 6pm local time that the Ilyushin is a go for departing to Antarctica tonight. So we are saying good bye to rainy and coolish Cape Town. This makes it easier for us to leave the guest house in our...[mehr]


No Flight Today!

As the day went on, we pretty much expected that there won't be a flight to Antarctica tonight. Our briefing at TAC in the afternoon confirmed this. Not all bad news though as this gave us yet another opportunity to eat at our...[mehr]



The "tablecloth" finally lifted from the Table mountain today.[mehr]


Cargo operations, Briefings and Expedition Trends

We arrived in Cape Town on Friday morning and were able to head straight to the ALCI warehouse at the Cape Town Cargo Terminal. There we spent several hours unpacking, checking and organising our equipment. Good news is:...[mehr]


We are on our way to Cape Town!

We are finally on route to Stuttgart airport. From there we will fly with Lufthansa to Cape Town via Frankfurt. Our scheduled arrival in Cape Town is Friday, 11am local time.[mehr]

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