Hi everyone. Day 17, long day today. Poor visibility again travelling in a whiteout. I turned my GPS on a few times just to double check my direction as I couldn’t see anything in front of me. It requires a lot more concentration staring at my compass all day, so pretty tired today. I think travelling in a whiteout is more mentally draining too. But on the bright side, I’m one day closer to the south pole!
When I’m tired or I’m finding it hard. I think about different memories and today I was thinking about how many people from the Indian community thought I was going to Southall. I can still imagine them thinking why I’m making such a big deal about heading to Southall. I think it might be just a little bit colder here.
This blog goes out to Mitie who were my first sponsor that came on board. I emailed at least 10 companies every day after work trying to get companies on board. A lot dont reply and obviously with Covid its been difficult as well and I was delighted when Mitie did respond.
I wanted to work with companies that I had some kind of relationship with and Mitie also sponsor Army Rugby. A huge thank you to Phil Bentley, Charlie Antelme, Chris vanMarle and everyone at Mitie for giving me an incredible send off event and for all of your support. I look forward to seeing you when I’m back.
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2 thoughts on “Day 17”
Preet I hoping you get a clear day tomorrow – keep it going
I read your post with great interest and cannot imagine how exhausting walking in a whiteout is .Hang in there and know that lots of people all over the world are sending you positive karma .Loved the Southall story