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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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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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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Latitude: 69˚52′ N                  Longitude: 99˚16′ W Speed: 3.6 knots                     Wind: 13 knots Temperature: 2˚C (35˚F) During the night, the Vavilov continued up Victoria Strait, along the low coast of the Boothia Peninsula. It turns out to be a day … Continue reading

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Friday, September 12, 2014

Latitude: 73˚27′ N      Longitude: 90˚90′ W Wind: 20 knots           Speed: 8.9 knots Temperature: 2.5˚C (36.5˚F) Time change: one hour ahead We are now at Port Leopold on the north-eastern end of Somerset Island, at the confluence of four Arctic … Continue reading

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