Antarctica Adventure - 2002

G RYTVIKEN M USEUM This is an excellent museum commemorating whaling days, depicting Shackleton’s involvement with South Georgia and exemplifying all the marine life around the island.

Tim and Pauline Carr, who have planned, assembled and now curate the museum, are English in their late 50s who have been living on South Georgia for ten years. at first were by themselves but were joined by the younger couple for the past five years. The four British civilians act as fisheries manager, postmistress, museum curators and caretakers, chief scientists and researchers, land managers, tourist officials, and general stewards of the whole island. The military help where they can, but are mainly there to “protect” the island from any further Argentinean adventurism.

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