“I’ve woken up to complete silence.”

Sitting in my tent in the middle of Hercules Inlet waiting for a plane to come and pick me up. I’ve been promised red wine and a hot shower

— felicity_aston (@felicity_aston) January 23, 2012

Felicity Aston, 34, has just become the first person to ski across Antarctica alone and with her own muscle power. She’s been chronicling it on her blog and on Twitter, although as of five minutes ago she was still waiting in a tent for the pickup plane. No word on what kind of wine she’s going for, although someone should send her a free case of that Shackleton whisky.

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