When the North Pole became the South Pole

In 1908, Roald Amundsen presented a plan to explore and drift across the Arctic Ocean. Three years later he reached the opposite end of the world.
“I have never known any man to be placed in such a diametrically opposite position to the goal of his desires as I was at that moment,” he wrote later.

Join the drama that led up to the expedition and learn why Amundsen’s plans were turned upside down.