On 20 May 1916, Ernest Shackleton, Frank Worsley, and Tom Crean reached Stromness, a whaling station on the north coast of South Georgia. They had been walking for 36 hours, in life-threatening conditions,
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I freaking love Miami. Full of the most upbeat people, crazy bright and bonkers fashion, silky white beaches. I stayed the weekend recently for a work trip, and everyone I encountered was in the best ever.
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