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Going on an Arctic Safari

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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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Saturday, September 13, 2014

Latitude: 74˚35′N       Longitude: 92˚44′ W Wind: 35 knots          Speed: 13 knots Temperature: 3.5˚C (38.3˚F) The alarm goes. I fumble under the pillow for my headlamp. Cathie doesn’t stir, so I quietly bundle up in my outdoor gear. I go out … 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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