Big feats are possible- if you have read Journey to the Centre of the Earth, you'll know what I mean. As far as I am aware, this was based on a true story. So, drilling bore holes is not that outlandish; you'll just have to drill a LOT of them, that's all (refering to the micron diameter holes in a hot air balloon analogy).
I don't know what's happening to Daily Mail readers, though. They've given this a negative score of 45. And my attempt to create the perfect Daily Mail comment:
We're ALL trapped in Europe, thanks to Nulabour!
has got -58. I'm so ashamed.