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
Ruth Wise describes the Arctic as follows:
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
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
In just two days I am leaving for my voyage aboard the Expedition September 4 – 17 Arctic Highlights and Polar Bears.
Arctic travel requires an open mind.
The best way to get the most out of your Antarctica or Arctic cruise is to keep an open mind, not have preconceived ideas of landings and wildlife sightings, and to relax and enjoy the journey.
In June I did a blog post about packing for your Polar adventure so don’t worry this one will be different…
I’m always looking for that WOW moment on an Arctic adventure.
You’d think after 20 years traveling to the Polar Regions I could pack in my sleep. Well actually I do pack and repack in my sleep, but that doesn’t make the job any easier.
You’ve made the decision to take a trip to the Arctic or Antarctica.
When I think back to art history and photography class the phrase “the decisive moment” comes to mind.
One thing that really sets an Arctic voyage apart from Antarctica is the