How far would you go to realise a dream? There’s no stopping Tess Burrows. In her sixties, a grandmother and serial adventurer, she will go to the very limit to pursue her mission of promoting Earth Peace. She has climbed the world’s highest mountains to deliver peace messages, but in her quest to reach the South Pole has she taken on one extreme too many?
Cold hands, warm heart Tess and Pete joined the historic South Pole Race, to compete with the likes of Olympic champion James Cracknell and Ben Fogle in the first race to the South Pole since Scott and Amundsen.To complete this mission they would have to battle severe medical problems, lack of money, hardship and deprivation. For Tess it was more than combatting cold hands with a warm heart, it was also a journey to push out the reaches of the human mind. Nobody said it was going to be easy…
“The astonishing courage and humour of Tess Burrows makes this terrifying journey a joy to follow.” ~ Joanna Lumley
“These pages offer inspiration to put in the extra mile.” ~ Ranulph Fiennes
“The spirit of adventure doesn’t get much tougher than this.” ~ Ben Fogle
More information about Cold hands, warm heart online at:
Team Southern Lights – a web page about the book and the journy.
Cold hands, warm heart audio messages:
Pete and Tess arrival to the South Pole.
Pete and Tess message from South Pole on 24th of January.
Pete and Tess final message from Antarctica on 26th January.
Tess Burrows author of Cry From the Highest Mountain, has spent her life dedicated to the pursuit of World Peace. She started climbing in 1987 at the UN Earth Summit in Rio where she hung a massive banner on the Sugar Loaf to raise awareness of the destruction of the rainforest and the abuse of street children in Rio. She subsequently set up the charity Climb for Tibet to raise money for schooling in Tibet. To date they have helped four schools. She is well-known and respected among her peers, and travels the UK promoting her beliefs and working towards a better Earth.