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Archive for August, 2012

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & Polar Quest VI

Friday, August 31st, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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Habour seals (Phoca vitulina) at Virgohamna June 30, Virgohamna, Hamiltonbukta, Moffen Island Polar Bears! The first description of the Polar bear by Constantine John Phipps, 2nd Baron of Mulgrave, is maybe a bit dry: “Found in great numbers on the main land of ...

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & Polar Quest V

Friday, August 31st, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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White fluffy thing with a radio! July 3, Wood- & Liefdefjorden, Monaco Glacier & Moffen Island In the early morning Ocean Nova followed a minke whale into Woodfjorden, and then during breakfast Henrik, our expedition leader, informed us that a white fluffy ...

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & Polar Quest IV

Sunday, August 26th, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

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Groaning glacier & another air force brigade… July 2, 14th of July Glacier & Ny-Ålesund I had a nice morning coffee on the front deck while spotting stubby Svalbard reindeer grazing on the steep shore. A Svalbard reindeer is short, bulky and ...

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & PolarQuest III

Friday, August 24th, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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The M/S Stockholm at the entrance of Kongsfjord June 29, Ny-Ålesund, Kongsbreen & Ossian Sars High 5 for Sterna p. I was never really into people photography, but you may envision that focussing on the passers-by in a pedestrian zone in any larger ...

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & PolarQuest II

Friday, August 24th, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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June 28, Isfjord & Poolepynten A whole lotta blubba goin’ on… I had never thought of ducks being among the more clever animals until I photographed mallards breeding in flower pots on Berlin’s many balconies. Why on earth they would do that? ...

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & PolarQuest

Monday, August 20th, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

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Red beaks in the sky July 1, Longyearbyen When I peer out the window of the northernmost hotel in the world a bleak sun shines just like it did yesterday around midnight when I went to bed. From April until August the ...

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & PolarQuest

Friday, August 17th, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe | No Comments »

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June 26/June 27, Longyearbyen It was only 10°C when the plane took off in Hamburg early this morning and apart from the missing green, summer temperatures in high arctic Svalbard are quite similar to this dreadful summer days at home. The ...