In Photos: An Egyptian’s Epic Trip to the Land of Penguins

Egyptian Streets

penguin All photographs are by Islam Kamel

By Islam Kamel, Contributor, EgyptianStreets.com

Many of my close friends thought that the purpose behind my trip to Antarctica was to be the first Egyptian and Arab to dive under the Antarctic Ice. That was obvious to some extent, given the amount of effort and hard training I put into it for four month prior to travel date.

However, that was not the most important purpose at all. Exploration was my main goal: seeing other worlds, learning, gaining knowledge and wisdom, and pushing my limits and expanding past my comfort zone. It is only when a man tries that he becomes surprised of what he is capable of.

The team of 'adventurers' at the Antarctic The team of ‘adventurers’ at the Antarctic

Travel teaches us a lot. Our perception develops, our personality evolves and our insight widens. We meet new people, see new things and make new friends. We gain…

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