British Polar Courses Get Hitched In Antarctica : The 2-Manner : Npr

A pair of polar field guides got married over the weekend at a British research station, and the British Antarctic Survey says it’s the first official wedding in Antarctic territory claimed by the U.K.
British Polar Guides Get Hitched In AntarcticaEnlarge this image toggle caption Neil Spencer/British Antarctic Survey Neil Spencer/British Antarctic SurveyFrom one of the coldest places on Earth comes a heartwarming love story.
The station leader was sworn in as a magistrate for the British Antarctic Territory, which allowed him to perform the ceremony.
The groom, Tom Sylvester, crafted the brass wedding rings at the Rothera Research Station’s metal workshop.
“If you’re inspired by the idea of getting married in Antarctica, the U.K. government provides some guidance about how to do it here.

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