- 29 Mar 2017 10:30 AM
She will be backed by a support team, including doctors stationed on Antarctica, and she will contact them every day to report her coordinates.
Wynne-Hughes, whose mother is a Hungarian married to a Briton, said she had finished preparatory training for the trip in Norway.
Getting all the necessary permits for her Antarctica 30 million forint (EUR 100,000) expedition financed by sponsors was complicated because the continent is multi-jurisdictional and environmental permits are required.
Wynne-Hughes said she had returned last December from a multi-year journey hitchhiking on boats around the world and she will resume that trip after the Antarctica expedition.
Republished with permission of Hungary Matters, MTI’s daily newsletter.