July 20, 2016

Touching the James Caird, or, When Englishmen were men



It's still there at Dulwich College, Shackleton's alma mater.  We made the pilgrimage a couple of weeks ago, and they have it in a beautiful new space.

This PBS show on Shackleton is slightly marred by reality show theatrics, but completely delivers on the wet, smelly, sickening experience of going to see in that improvised, heroic little boat:

1 Comments:

Blogger Viceroy De Los Osos said...

I would not have enjoyed that trip. I get seasick.

July 23, 2016 at 9:31 AM  

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