Shackleton’s grave

Shackleton’s grave

Region: Antarctica

Destinations: South Georgia

Shackleton’s grave

Sir Ernest Shackleton visited South Georgia several times during his Antarctic expeditions. Shackleton died unexpectedly in 1922 from a heart attack at the beginning of a new Antarctic expedition. His widow chose South Georgia as his final resting place. He was buried at Grytviken and a toast (with Whisky preferably) at his grave is a tradition with travellers.

Passengers at Shackleton's grave

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