Tag Archives: Arctic

Sunday, September 25, 2016

  En route to Sismiut 67°35’N  54°09’ W 1°C  / 33°F Light winds, four knots Cloud cover, chance of rain Sunrise 7:58, Sunset 19:23 We were woken at 02:00 with a quiet announcement that the northern lights were visible, but … Continue reading

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

En route to Ilulissat 69°13’N  51°36’W -3°C / 25°F Four km winds from the north Partial cloud Sunrise 7:14, Sunset 19:16 “It is better to travel alone than with a bad companion,” announced Stefan Kindberg at our 07:00 wake up … Continue reading

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Friday, September 23

Karat Fiord 71°24’N   54°2’W -4°C / 38°F Partial cloudy Sunrise at 07:14, sunset at 19:25 It was a very early wake up, 06:30, but we planned to go ashore and explore Karat Fjord early. We sailed past towering icebergs during … Continue reading

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Monday, September 19, 2016

Lancaster Sound 73°58’N   83°06’W -2°C / 28°F 13knot winds from the east Overcast with a likelihood of snow We got our wake up call as we were entering Lancaster Sound.  Stefan started our day with words of wisdom, “Every day … Continue reading

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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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Friday, September 16, 2016

Prince Regent Inlet 89°05’W -3°C /26°F 14 knot winds A 06:30 wake up call announced that a polar bear was spotted on an ice floe off the starboard side! We all trooped up on deck, cameras and binoculars slung around … Continue reading

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Fort Ross 71°58’N   94°21’W -4°C / 25°F No snow 15 knot winds Wake up call at 06:45, so we could be ready and geared up at 08:00 hours to go ashore at Fort Ross. However, the scout boat’s attempt to … Continue reading

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Dease Strait 68° 56’N  107°W 0°C / 32°F Partly cloudy Awake at 06:00, I headed up on deck. The sky was an unremarkable grey, and in the distance over Victoria Island, dark clouds touched the ground with streaks of snow.  The … Continue reading

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

Edmonton 53°32’N  113°28’W 9°C / 38°F Cloudy  We need two charter planes to take our 151 passengers, plus Adventure Canada staff, north to Kugluktuk where we’ll board the Ocean Endeavour. The flight to Kugluktuk (formerly Coppermine) was only 2.5 hours. … Continue reading

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Four months later…

I’ve been back from my NWP cruise with Adventure Canada for four months. I’ve moved house, settled into a new family life and routines, celebrated Christmas, and finally gotten around to looking at my trip photos.It was such fun to … Continue reading

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