Steppes Travel sponsors talk on the expedition to the ‘Pole of Inaccessibility’.

May 12, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
May 12, 2007 — Steppes Travel ( is proud to sponsor the Team N2i’s talk on their recent expedition to the ‘Pole of Inaccessibility’.

On 19th January 2007, Team N2i consisting of Rory Sweet, Rupert Longsdon, Henry Cookson and Paul Landry became the first people to reach the Pole of Inaccessibility’ (the point in Antarctica most distant from the ocean) on foot. They travelled over 1,700km in 48 days using a combination of skis, sledges and kite surfs to reach this remote point. On their arrival they were greeted by a statue of Vladimir Lenin left there by a Soviet Antarctic Expedition back in 1958.

Justin Wateridge, MD of Steppes Travel, commented, “we are very proud to be sponsoring this talk and to be helping the team to raise funds in aid of the Calvert Trust. What the team achieved was fantastic.”

The team will be recounting their unique expedition on Wednesday, 13th June at 7pm, at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester. To book tickets, please visit or send cheque payable to The Calvert Trust, to Rupert Longsdon, Hill View, Sapperton, Cirencester, GL7 6LE.

About Steppes Travel
Steppes Travel ( specialises in arranging tailor made holidays to exotic destinations. All Steppes Travel consultants have first hand and in-depth knowledge of all the countries they cover. For further information, please call 01285 651 010.

For further information, please contact:

Justin Wateridge
Steppes Travel
Tel: 01285 651 010

About The Calvert Trust
Calvert Trust Exmoor is an outdoor activity centre for people with disabilities. Its specially adapted facilities aim to challenge disability through outdoor adventure and enable people of all ages and with all types of disability to benefit from the Calvert Experience, an opportunity that leads to real personal achievement.