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Svalbard with Wild Wonders & Polar Quest XIV

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

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July 7 & 8 -  Eidembukta, Barentsburg, Longyearbyen Tundra flowers in the rain & time to go home! So the Svalbard weather is suddenly making a statement this morning. A grey sky, a stiff wind and the rain blowing in sideways blasts ...

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & Polar Quest XII

Monday, September 10th, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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July 06- Hamiltonbukta, Danskøya and Amsterdamøya Top notch in Hamiltonbukta I had good mornings and I had great mornings in Svalbard and then I had the Hamiltonbukta morning which played in it’s own league. So even with the flying start spotting ...

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & Polar Quest XI.5

Sunday, September 9th, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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July 05 - Sjuøyane & the pack ice The pack ice The sea is rough this morning but as our ship sneaks into the bay of Phippsøya, one of the Sjuøyane in the far north, we find the needed shelter ...

Svalbard with Wild Wonders & Polar Quest IX

Thursday, September 6th, 2012 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

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Polar bear galore & curious tusked friends July 04 - Alkefjellet, Torellneset & Bjørnsundet A morning drift in a Zodiac along one of the greatest bird rocks of all Svalbard is a good way to start the day. Getting closer to the ...

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

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 ...

Magnus Lundgren - Azores, Portugal III

Thursday, March 18th, 2010 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 14 Comments »

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Coastal Marine Life and a Submerged Mountain around Faial & Princess Alice Stuff! There is an abundance of “stuff” on the pavement in front of me. The sun shines in a soft pre-morning way on it. I am waiting for Norberto, ...

Magnus Lundgren - Azores - Zone pelagia, Portugal

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 23 Comments »

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During the sperm whale mission I found myself among many interesting inhabitants of the pelagic Atlantic Ocean. Occasionally these guys distracted me and became “attention-magnets”, as sperm whales were my main targets. But most of the time these ”non sperm ...