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Forlandsund – 30th July 2017

The weather could not have been better as we steamed into Forlandsund. And while we were following the coastline, keeping a look out for a place for a potential afternoon walk, we saw a polar bear walking over the tundra between some reindeer! The first polar bear sighting of this trip, already on the second day! It was actually not a very fotogenic polar bear, quite distant and mostly hiding behind a beach ridge, but fully and clearly visible for everybody for some lovely moments. Good stuff!

Gallery – Forlandsund – 30th July 2017

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And while we were already at it regarding the big animals, we visited a little group of walrusses in the evening. What a day! The hike across Erdmannflya (see previous blog), that was also today …

last modification: 2017-08-01 · copyright: Rolf Stange