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Download Mobi » To The Poles Without A Beard ✓ 256 pages ☆ The story of an ordinary thirty something city girl who became the first British woman to walk to the South Pole 'We called ourselves Plebs to the Pole It was the first time travellers with no previous polar experience had the chance to attempt such Rous tale which differs considerably from the usual male polar account as Catharine is no polar bear eating athletic toughie who exalts in as much physical discomfort and misery as possible but an ordinary Chardonnay loving girl from London who decides with remarkable willpower to achieve the impossible Catharine's story is an inspiration to all those who have ever wanted to make their dreams a reali Stunning story of this woman who according to herself started out as a 'nobody' had trouble with unemployment and dedication and perservearance in the 'normal' civilized world However her dreams of polar exploration actually took her far away and she managed to cross both poles in spite of her lack of a beard How absolutely astounding I loved this book

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The story of an ordinary thirty something city girl who became the first British woman to walk to the South Pole 'We called ourselves Plebs to the Pole It was the first time travellers with no previous polar experience had the chance to attempt such a journey Before our expedition Antarctica had been sacred territory the preserve of scientists and real explorers No one had any idea how amateurs would I met Catharine when she arrived at the South Pole Looking forward to seeing what her experience was like getting there and getting home

Catharine Hartley Ì To The Poles Without A Beard Book

To The Poles Without A BeardPerform in such extreme conditions' In January 2000 Catharine Hartley a thirty four year old Londoner with no previous polar experience walked into the record books by becoming the first British woman to reach the South Pole on foot Just over a year later she topped her achievement by manhauling her sled to the much physically challenging North Pole TO THE POLES WITHOUT A BEARD is a wonderfully humo This is a memoir about the first British woman to walk to both poles on a guided journey Her first trip to the Antarctic really annoyed me as I felt she was a little self indulgent and put so many people at risk with her ill preparation However i do have to give her kudos for persevering and the mental drive she must have is inspirational Her trip to the Arctic was much easier to read for me and I enjoyed it I felt supportive of her and amazed at her achievementSome of the British slang through off the flow a tiny bit enter wikipedia but other than that it was a fun uick read