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Svalbard with Wild Wonders & Polar Quest XV

Friday, September 14th, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

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The M/S Stockholm, late afternoon of July 5 The M/S Stockholm, morning of July 6 July 6 & 7 - Sörkapp & Ekmanfjorden Into the eye of the storm "A whale!", with eyes wide open Martin pulls the rudder and tries to move the ...

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & Polar Quest XIII

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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July 5 - Lamoteøya, Martinodden & Boltodden What a a day... "Get ready guys, he will leave the water and just after that he will shake! Get ready!" I keep hearing myself repeating that to Mats & Pär as the Zodiac glides ...

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & Polar Quest XI

Saturday, September 8th, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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July 4 - Austfonna & Vibebukta Shades of Blue At 6 in the morning Andreas and I wake up from someone knocking at our cabin's door. "Per thinks you should see this", says a voice from the dark. If Per, our ...

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & Polar Quest X

Friday, September 7th, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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July 3 - Andréeneset (Kvitøya) & Isisoyane (Isispynten) The White Island 75.000 people honoured the dead bodies of polar explorers S.A. Andrée, Knut Fraenkel & Nils Strindberg when they were brought back to Stockholm in October, 1930. 33 years earlier they had set ...

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & Polar Quest VIII

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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July 2 - Kapp Bruun, Austfonna glacier, Stor Island In walrus we trust After the splendid yesterevening-bears Svalbard finally turned its icy side to us during the night: thick fog and "orange" classed ice presented a little challenge to our fabulous crew ...

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & Polar Quest VII

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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July 1 - From Beverlysundet to Scorsebyoya From Tranquility to Wilderness The logbook for the M/S Stockholm says: "+4° C, Overcast with some occasional sun..." That might sound like unfortunate weather for nature photographers hoping for spectacular sunrises or sunsets (which don't ...

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 & 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

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 ...