Jesús Calleja

THE ANTARTIC

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Trip of Jesús Calleja

Ganadora WINNER: BELÉN GOYACHE Iberia plus member
06 07 09

Antartic Expedition

We flew to Buenos Aires and then travelled on to Ushuaia to board a boat and sail towards Cape Horn. It was my first serious sea-crossing and I really have to say that the weather and strong currents in the complex southern seas makes learning to sail there a genuine acid test.

We arrived at Livingston Island on a 22-metre yacht and then there was a frenetic, very lonely crossing of the island on foot to reach the Spanish Antarctic base. I'll never forget this trip because of the challenges presented by the sailing, which brought us to the very limit on at least a couple of occasions, and above all the breathtaking Antarctic landscapes, a magic place that I'll always long to return to.

And this month's winners of our two prizes of 25,000 Avios were

RAFAEL LARRAÑAGA Iberia plus member
MARIA JOSÉ TORO Iberia plus member
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