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The crew

The research vessel Hesperides’ crew is a reflection of what Spain is like nowadays: young, educated, and polite, it only needs to have a Twitter account!

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Lord have mercy on us

For five months  now, I have shared with different teams here in Antarctica the daily bread, the military discipline, and strange prayer that each afternoon the watch officer recites from the Hesperides’ bridge: “Lord, creator of storms and calmness, have mercy…

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Portraits: Part 13

This section is meant as a testimony of the men and women-more than 200 people, including scientists, officers, sailors, soldiers, technicians and journalists-who participated in the 30th Spanish scientific expedition to Antarctica.

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Brave but underpaid Scientists

Day 128, Sunday, March 12th, 2017, Lon 56º 01 S, Lat 67º 17 W. One could imagine that the incredibly talented Spanish scientists, that I have met during my trip to Antarctica, despite not being paid appropriately by the Spanish…

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