Schillat is historian. Born in Hamburg, Germany, Monika emigrated
to South America in 1989. She is a resident of Tierra del Fuego,
Argentina where she lectures on Latin American History at the
Patagonian National University "San Juan Bosco". Her
specialty is Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and the South Atlantic
Islands. In addition to fieldwork, she is a published historian.
Her works include several books on the history of Tierra del
Fuego and the South Atlantic Islands as well as a couple of
travel guides. Since 1993 Monika has been travelling to the
Antarctic continent lecturing on history of Antarctica and lately
also working as Expedition Leader.
Daniela Gonzalez is a well known naturalist tourist guide who has been living in Ushuaia for ten years. In Tierra
del Fuego she had the opportunity to work in different travel agencies and nowadays she is the owner and manager
of a hotel. She has done several trips to Antarctic not only working but also travelling for pleasure.