Originally Posted by glenn
If it's really the dream job in a fabulous location then 24-30 months would be good. But if it's some grinding job at a desolate place with no chance of adventure... no thanks. A lot of it also depends on the crew. With the right crew, a great job, and the prime location, I'd never leave.
Point taken, but you don't know those things until you get there, so it's a risk, maybe I should have phrased the question more like;
"How much of your life are you prepared to risk for what may or may not be a dream job in Antarctica"