Thursday, 2 June 2016
On 11th August 1907 Sir Ernest Shackleton set sail for Antarctica, determined to lead the first successful expedition to the South Pole. "Our food lies ahead, and death stalks us from behind...." What gave them hope in these icy wastelands?
Sir Ernest Shackleton took cocoa on his antarctic expeditions to give hope to his men in icy wastelands; a small taste of home. This animation by young people vividly imagines their desperate struggle and the morale boost it gave them.