South Pole adventures detailed

It was standing room only Wednesday at the National Gallery as amateur adventurer Andrew Moon presented a slide show and talk of his recent journey to the South Pole.

Moon, the first Caymanian to achieve this feat, arrived at the bottom of the world 21 December after an arduous eight-day trek across the frozen Antarctic – the coldest, windiest and highest continent on Earth.

He and his group were dropped off by plane at the 89 parallel, trekking the last degree of latitude – 72 miles – to reach the South Pole.

The presentation drew a packed house, with Moon giving two lectures to accommodate the numbers.

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