Our time on Spitsbergen was coming to an end. We packed our bags and were dropped off at the airport. It didn’t take long at all to get through security. The airport is tiny! But I love it, it’s got a charm about it. Then it was time to wait for our flight. Our planeContinue reading “Arctic journey’s end”
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The beautiful Adventdalen east of Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen.
The whole valley seems to glow.
The arctic adventure continues! On our second to last day in Longyearbyen we were supposed to go on a snowcat adventure to an ice cave somewhere in the area. Unfortunately, the excursion was cancelled. As it turns out, there was not enough snow for the snowcat to ride on and get to the ice cave.Continue reading “Longyearbyen”
And then magic happened
I’ll just leave this here, because you know…we didn’t just see the northern lights. WE SAW THE NORTHERN LIGHTS! And we saw them GOOD! ❤ ❤ ❤
Northern lights hunting
After our dinner at the Coal Miners’ Bar & Grill we went out for some more northern lights hunting. This is outside Longyearbyen, near the airport (which you can see a part of in the lower left corner of the photo). After many blurry shots in attempting to capture the gorgeous northern lights, I wasContinue reading “Northern lights hunting”
Snow scooter tour
The second full day in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, we went on a snow scooter tour! Initially, I had wanted to drive a snow scooter myself and I was booked in for the full day. However, my left hand was hurting a lot. Probably due to the cold and trying to hold onto the dogsled the dayContinue reading “Snow scooter tour”
Beautiful late morning outside Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen. The sun wouldn’t come up until a few weeks later (Feb. 16th), so seeing the landscape like this, was pretty cool!