Voyage 7916

Longyearbyen To Tromsø

 

 

Day 1 - June 24, 2009 - Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway

When Captain Peter Stahlberg announced that the lines were about to be cast, many gathered on the outer decks...


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Day 2 - June 25, 2009 - 14Th July Glacier And Ny-Ålesund

Ny-Ålesund is situated halfway in the fjord of Kongsfjorden, on its south side at 78º 55' N, and is one of the world’s northernmost year-round communities in the world ...


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Day 3 - June 26, 2009 - Raudfjorden, Svalbard

I did see some polar bear tracks on the ice …


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Day 4 - June 26, 2009 - Poolepynten / Alkhornet

It was an amazing sighting — three males and one female, which could be identified by the different shapes of their tusks ...


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Day 5 - June 28, 2009 - Hornsund

We were able to see wonderful examples of glacial topography — an extremely impressive sight …


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Day 6 - June 29, 2009 - Hornsund, Burgerbukta, Svalbard

Small, big, blue and white icebergs were surrounding the Zodiac. It was wonderful scenery  …


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Day 7 - June 30, 2009 - Edgeoya, Svalbard, Norway

Everything looked set for a walk to the canyon at the end of Diskobukta, looking for Kittiwakes and arctic foxes  …


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Day 8 - July 1, 2009 - Freemansundet, Svalbard

Everybody had a good look at the polar bear from an elevated and steady viewing point …


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Day 9 - July 2, 2009 - Bear Island, Svalbard

There were also magnificent sea caves dotting the coastline. Many of these are so large that I could take the Zodiacs into them …


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Day 10 - July 3, 2009 - At Sea / Tromso

We had a very successful expedition in the archipelago of Svalbard …


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