Voyage 7918

Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen

 

 

Day 1 - July 14, 2009 - Longyearbyen, Svalbard

We left the port of Longyearbyen at 6 pm...


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Day 2 - July 15, 2009 - Bamsebu

The landing was on a pebble beach, and as each Zodiac arrived, the guests headed off on a guided walk...


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Day 3 - July 16, 2009 - Russebukta, Svalbard, Norwegian Arctic

Guests had a guided walk at this site, and saw a good variety of birdlife...


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Day 4 - July 17, 2009 - Diskobukta And Kap Lee

On a small island ahead of the ship was an adult male...


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Day 5 - July 18, 2009 - Edgeyoa Island And Freemansund

Over the next couple of hours everyone was able to enjoy cruising through the ice in fantastic conditions with no wind and large, clear blue skies...


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Day 6 - July 19, 2009 - Burgerbukta, Hornsundfjord, Svalbard

In front of us, the glaciers were surrounded by the steep peaks of the Svalbard mountains...


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Day 7 - July 20, 2009 - St. Jonsfjord, Svalbard

On the hike up to the first plateau, a few reindeer were seen...


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Day 8 - July 21, 2009 - Fugelsangen, Spitsbergen

From shore you receive majestic views of Vasahalvoyas peaks and glaciers...


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Day 9 - July 22, 2009 - Liefdefjorden, Svalbard

Our Expedition Leader Robin West spoke to a vessel sailing in the fjord and they informed us that they had spotted a polar bear with her cub...


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Day 10 - July 23, 2009 - Poolepynten

What a cruise – we saw five different polar bears, bearded seals, ringed seals, walrus, over 25 species of birds, many beautiful glaciers, and crossed up over the 80 degree mark ...


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