“This journey has had good times, bad times and great times for all concerned, and each of them, I know, has made us better people.
“I now know my five companions so well as to be able to almost tell just from the back of their heads whether they are smiling or crying.”
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said: “I want to congratulate the heroic Ice Maidens on their formidable and trailblazing trek across Antarctica. They are an inspiration to us all and are role models to young people across the country.
“They truly demonstrate why the British Armed Forces are the best in the world, and show that with hard work, courage, and determination anything is possible. We are immensely proud of them and what they have achieved.” read more @ The Telegraph