“For scientific discovery, give me Scott; for speed and efficiency of travel, give me Amundsen; but when you are in a hopeless situation, when you are seeing no way out, get down on your knees and pray for Shackleton” -Raymond Priestley
“Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all.”-Ernest Henry Shackleton
"Wanted: men for hazardous journey; low wages, intense cold, long months of darkness and constant risks, return not certain." Ernest Henry Shackleton - insertion in a London newspaper
I know for sure that in these merciless days, full of the cowardice of men, the great Captain Ernest Henry Shackleton is now turning in his grave, for just 97 years ago, his ship “Endurance” became frozen in an ice floe. After a year and 7 months, through a dangerous series of dramatic adventures, the great captain, at his 4th desperate try, will be finally able to save all his crew. All his crew.