At the grand showroom, we were told about the storied origins of Shackleton
Blended Malt Scotch Whisky.
According to Shackleton
Brand Manager Pia Bonalos-Mercado, the idea is to bring the Antarctic experience closer to whiskey aficionados, much like how the drink was enjoyed by a group of polar explorers over a century ago.
9 April 2019 - Ireland-based professional services company Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Spain-based brand communications agency Shackleton
to expand creative capabilities, the company said.
's third voyage to Antarctica ended with his ship, Endurance, lost to the ice in 1915.
But they would, of course, survive, thanks to the heroic leadership of Shackleton
and right-hand man Frank Wild, who proved to be instrumental - literally - in maintaining morale.
was on the lookout platform and everybody else in the tents when we heard him shout, 'She's going boys!" Running out, we were just in time to see the stern of the Endurance rise and then a quick dive and all was over.
Wild was in charge of 21 men who stayed on the island as Shackleton
and five others then set sail for South Georgia in search of help.
's team had to abandon their attempt to reach the South Pole but got within 100 miles of it - at the time the furthest south ever travelled.
Thick pack ice and extreme weather are among challenges faced by those who venture to the isolated and wild region, much as Shackleton
faced more than a century ago.
,a volunteer at the Rescue and Rehome Cyprus shelter, set off on Saturday morning -- at sunset -- from Cape Greco along with a friend, on a trek of about 200 kilometres to Ayios Georgios harbour in Paphos.
Last December, Bergel completed a 30-day expedition in a near-standard 2.2-litre diesel Santa Fe, driving across Antarctica from Union Camp to McMurdo Sound and back again, commemorating the centenary of Shackleton
's heroic Trans-Antarctic expedition of 1914-16.