We have lived for roughly 100 days in complete utter darkness with no external light whatsoever. None, except for the awe-inspiring northern lights. Otherwise, pitch black. We have felt fear to the bone. The very fact of being here so far away from anyone for those many days of darkness with literally nowhere to go brings out all of our deepest and darkest fears as we are faced with real visible threats in the way of a polar bear or the invisible threats that exist in our heads – everything you cannot see yet you are certain is there. Somewhere. Out. There.

We have learnt much about ourselves ...


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