Pausing for Christmas

Published on 25.12.2011 - Climate Neutral Pole 2 Pole

After having paused half a days to celebrate Christmas, Swedish cyclist Johan Ernst Nilson has another 1.700 km to reach South Pole.

His latest updates :

"2011-12-24 / Christmas is over : OMG! Now I'm full. This has been a wonderful day. I got some candy from my parents and a Yatzy from Knut so I guess we will be playing some tonite. Tomorrow starts our fight to the South Pole again. We stand on the skis appx 10 hrs per day and we have 1700 km to go. Christmas was a good break but now starts longs days over the ice."

"2011-12-24 / I’m dreaming of a white Christmas. Today it's Christmas. We have been kiting today for a couple of hours and then we put up the tent and got ready for Christmas celebration. We have now had some bacon, candy, whiskey, raisins and sausage. We started with a lunch in minus 30 and that was an adventure in itself."

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