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February 24, 2019Antarctica - The 7th Continent
November 2017Black Boaters Summit - Reposted courtesy of Bob Bitchin' and Latitudes & Attitudes magazine.
October 28, 2016African-American Watermen and The Eastern Shore

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Mitchell Sharp

Sounds like a nice trip frat. I want to travel like you when i grow up. Always nice to “check boxes” on your list. What did the briefings entail when you put your wet suit & boots on? Safety tips i imagine were part of the briefs? How were you dressed w/out the gear on? Were you dressed in layers? How were the days ~ did it get dark early, w/limited daylight? That was a good read que. I enjoyed the humor as well as the scholarship. Thanx 4 sharing.

Thurman Lindsey

Excellent blog....you have a way with words. I felt as if I were living the experience..... although Antarctica is not on my bucket list. I am glad you enjoyed the dessert area. Next I am looking forward to reading “Almost Heaven”. I will be in touch my Brother.

Paula Ward

Wow, Carroll, What a great and informative first person narrative about the 7th continent. I truly enjoyed visiting Antarctica vicariously through you. It is also on my bucket list.

Karen Morris

arroll you are the most fabulous adventure seeking, world traveling man I know & I absolutely love how you’re exploring the ends of this earth and spreading the gospel according to your well lived and exposed Life - I loved Antarctica & I’ll look forward to reading your blog - I’m heading back to Cuba next week and to Haiti the following week - life is amazing plus I’m feeling blessed and grateful for our friendship...thanks for sharing your experiences with the written word!!!

Sherry Suggs

My Dear Carroll, You’ve done it again. I love, love, love everything you write, such a gifted composer of stories. Now the 7th is on my list. Where and how do I get a copy of Almost Heaven?

Joan Jackson

Wow. That truly was an adventure. Thanks for sharing

Yvonne Bolling

Carroll, I like the narrative. I, like you, would probably get off the rocky walk around. Snow seems more appealing. The itinerary and instructions that you sent before your trip was A big help in picturing the group readying for transport on the dinghy. Can’t believe you were chained to the dessert table. More laps at the Y are on your schedule.

Eddie Witten

It is always a delight to hear from you, and you usually always have something interesting going on in your life – but I would never have guessed a trip to Antarctica! I am trying to wrap my head around spending 6 hours (much less 6 days) on a vessel (with all of that water), and in a place where the climate changes as rapidly as you indicated in your narrative. That is amazing! I am guessing it was a little heartwarming learning someone you knew was going on the same journey (or was it?). I remember she was one of the persons who went to the Virgin Islands each year on the Boat Summits. I just took your book to New York this past week for my sister-in-law to read. Now I will have to send the Antarctica piece to her to give her a little more introspection as to the person who wrote the book. Carroll, thanks for sharing, and when you get a chance, please arrange a few minutes to give me a call. Love your adventurous spirit.

Ruth Schilling

Thank you for sharing. I have read this a few times and enjoy it more each time I read it

Johnny Parham

Carroll, thank you for providing a vivid description of the 7th continent. Your experience of adorning heavy clothing and boots for the discovery expeditions is breath-taking. Like Rhonda, I felt as though I was there. Concurrently, I was delighted to have, vicariously visited through your description. Per, your next career should be that of a travel writer. You successfully brought to life that remarkable experience. Again, thank you so much!!

Rhonda Gilbert

As always, you described your trip so well that I felt the artic air blowing on my face! The more I read, the more I was convinced that Antarctica was the next trip for me - that is until near the end of your blog until you said, "How was my trip to Antarctica? It was an educational experience. I learned quite a bit about the 7th Continent. So much so, that I need not return for a refresher course." This made me laugh out loud so I started reading from the beginning again. Your descriptions of everything were so vivid that I saw and smelled those penguins and decomposing carcass. Through your eyes I feel as if I have been to the frigid continent! Thank you so much for taking me on your journey.



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