We’ve mentioned before the impossibility of fulfilling your dream of witnessing polar bears and penguins mingling together in peaceful cohabitation, but here’s an easy way to remember why: Th
Ruth Wise describes the Arctic as follows:
Name a place where the animals might eat you before you can eat them.
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
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
In just two days I am leaving for my voyage aboard the Expedition September 4 – 17
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.
Polar bear skin is black and the fur is not white at all. Each individual hair is a clear hollow tube called guard hair and looks white because of reflected light.
One thing that really sets an Arctic voyage apart from Antarctica is the