The literal translation of the “Arctic” is “near the bear”, which may draw up images of polar bears and other Arctic-dwelling creatures. However, the name was actually given to the Arctic in refer
When you choose an Arctic voyage that includes Iceland plan to spend several days touring the island country when the voyage concludes.
As we bid good-bye to Scoresbysund our environment for the past five days we also said goodbye to the sun.
Expedition – Arctic voyage September 14, 2011
Expedition - September 13, 2011 - East Greenland Arctic Adventure continues
September 12, 2011
September 11, 2011 – Sydkap Peninsula, Scoresbysund East Greenland
September 10th – Afternoon landing
Today we landed in East Greenland for the next part of our Arctic adventure!
Today the ship cruised north through the Svalbard Archipelago.
Spitsbergen - Sept 4, 11 - posted by Sharon Keating
Sharon's still up in the Arctic until next week. This blog post by Jim Taylor. When Sharon returns she will post details of her adventure along with some great photos so stay tuned.