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The world’s coldest, most remote Diamond Jubilee Tea Party

6 Jun 2012, 11:50 UTC
The world’s coldest, most remote Diamond Jubilee Tea Party
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A unique feature of living at Concordia Station is that it is the only truly multi-national station in Antarctica. Concordia is built, owned and run by the French Polar Institute and Italian Antarctic Programme. This year our Russian meteorologist, Dr … Continue reading →

Credits: A. Kumar
A unique feature of living at Concordia Station is that it is the only truly multi-national station in Antarctica. Concordia is built, owned and run by the French Polar Institute and Italian Antarctic Programme. This year our Russian meteorologist, Dr Igor Petenko and myself are representing the British, Indian and Russian heritage.
Together, and only together can we survive at the uttermost end of the world.
We hold high appreciation for each other’s cultures. This weekend, we celebrated two birthdays whereby Giorgio, our chef, prepared a meal which incorporated colours and flavours from France, UK and India.
Credits: A. Kumar
As the only British national on the base I was delighted that our team celebrated the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, alongside our birthdays, by means of the six course meal on Saturday night. I came up with an idea to mark the passing of the Jubilee, on Tuesday 5th June.
I made scones for ...

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