I've got the money back from my now unnecessary flight from Hawaii to Japan and spent it on a trip to Greece. For the cost of a one way flight from Honolulu to Tokyo I got a return flight to Athens and four days in a five star hotel in the city centre. Go figure! Off on 1 November and will update from the birthplace of Western civilisation and culture.
Speculation over the existence of a "southern land" was not confirmed until the early 1820s when British and American commercial operators and British and Russian national expeditions began exploring the Antarctic Peninsula region and other areas sou...more info