Tag Archives: Arctic Cruise

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Erebus and Terror Bay 74°42’N  91°45’W -2°C / 28° F Winds west 10-15 knots Overcast skies This exceptional day started when we woke to find we were anchored in Erebus and Terror Bay. Few people can claim to have eaten … Continue reading

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Sunday, September 7, 2014

Arrived at the Ottawa airport at 06:30 hours for an 08:00 flight to Edmonton and met assistant expedition leader David Reid, checking in. We are the only two staff from Ottawa on this flight. We compare our plane snacks. I … Continue reading

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Monday, September 8, 2014

Lat: 53˚25′N   Long: 113˚55′W Temperature: 5˚C (41˚F) By 07:00, the lobby of the Executive Royal Inn was filled with luggage. This is a group of serious travellers. Two buses arrive and the AC staff is tasked with loading luggage onto … Continue reading

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Latitude, 73˚15′ N      Longitude: 80˚50′ W Speed: 11 knots          Wind: 0.6 knots Temp. 0˚C (32˚F) Time change: one hour ahead We entered Lancaster Sound and once again met choppy, rolling seas.  Lying in bed it felt like I was being … Continue reading

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Latitude: 71˚45′ N      Longitude: 67˚01′ W Speed: 8.5 knots         Wind: 18 knots Temperature: 3˚C (37˚F) Time change: one hour ahead A day at sea. The ocean is a little rough as we head across Baffin Bay. There is not much … Continue reading

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Two months later…

Well, it is now four weeks since I returned from my amazing NWP journey. And I am finally getting around to posting my blog. I had great intentions to post every day on board the ship, but there was no … Continue reading

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The Upcoming Voyage

From September 8 to September 22, I will be travelling through the Northwest Passage as historian on an Adventure Canada Arctic cruise aboard this ship — — the Akademik Sergey Vavilov.       Ice permitting, we’ll weigh anchor in Cambridge … Continue reading

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