Last week I came across this video of us being put through our paces, you might enjoy watching us suffer.
"We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death..
Around a year ago, I became involved with the International Scott Centenary Expedition. I was lucky to be selected as one of ten candidates to possibly join the team in Antarctica in 2012..
Here in the UK we have huge sprawling cities, tens of millions of people and all the trappings of civilization. As such, I am hugely relieved that one can spend four days traveling, even with a car, and still regain that same sense of adventure that you might find half way around the world..
I am writing from the banks of Loch Ness en route ever further North, to the very top of our Island. Come September, John O Groats will mark the starting point for one of the largest collaborative fundraising challenges the nation has ever seen.
A few months ago I sat writing an essay entitled 'Why Captain Scott is important to me'. I'm glad I did, since then I've been lucky enough to become involved with the International Scott Centenary Expedition..
A budding explorer from Essex who has been inspired by Captain Robert Scott of the Antarctic, will have the chance to prove that they have got what it takes to follow in the legendary Royal Navy Officer's footsteps..