For many people, Antarctica was a one way trip - in this episode Marcus explores (in a cheerful and thoughtful way) the tragedy that has often been Antarctica. In this episode, Marcus Lush helps paint a picture of what life is like for those who have tried to live in Antarctica. He outlines the history of Scott Base and tells of Scott's fatal expedition to the South Pole. Marcus explores what it means to be part of an Antarctic expedition back then and how these adventures dealt with the tough climate, the freezing surroundings, the close quarters with their team mates and how vital their animals were to their survival.We get to see active volcano, Mt Erebus and are reminded of the fatal flight on the evening of 28 November 1979 when the "radio went silent" after a sightseeing plane crashed into the side of the mountain.
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