Voyage 7917

Tromsø to Longyearbyen

 

 

Day 1 - July 4, 2009 - Tromso, Norway

Our voyage has officially begun...


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Day 2 - July 5, 2009 - Bear Island, Svalbard

It was around 15.00 hours when suddenly the clouds disappeared and Bear Island laid just in front of us in bright sunshine...


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Day 3 - July 3, 2009 - Hornsund, Svalbard, Norway

We experienced excellent views of the Hornsund and its different bays and glaciers...


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Day 4 - July 7, 2009 - Poolepynten And Barentsburg, Svalbard

In its beautiful setting in Grønfjorden, Barentsburg is in stark contrast to the landscape around it...


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Day 5 - July 8, 2009 - Ice Cruising To The 80Th Degree Latitude

A Zodiac cruise in the sea ice. This was a real highlight of the trip so far. We had perfect conditions – it couldn’t get any better ...


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Day 6 - July 9, 2009 - 14Th Of July Glacier / At Sea

There are lots of nesting birds, like kittiwakes, guillemots and some others ...


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Day 7 - July 10, 2009 - Russebukta

We walked northwards along the shoreline. Large blocks of sea ice had been washed onto the beach...


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Day 8 - July 11, 2009 - Kapp Lee And Freemansundet, Svalbard

There, walking across an ice floe was a Polar Bear ...


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Day 9 - July 12, 2009 - Diskobukta, Edgeoya, Svalbard And At Sea

We were just getting to the south tip of Edgeoya, when an area of drift ice was in front of the ship...


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Day 10 - July 13, 2009 - Bellsund, Svalbard, Norway

We could see the entrance to Bellsund, some of the smaller islands, more whale-bones, another upturned whale boat...


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