fb  Spitsbergen Panoramas - 360-degree panoramas  de  en  nb  Spitsbergen Shop  
pfeil THE Spitsbergen guidebook pfeil
Home* Tri­plogs with pho­to gal­le­riesArc­tic 2018Spits­ber­gen SV Anti­gua 12-29 July 2018 → Gal­lery 5: Horn­sund to Isfjord – Spits­ber­gen 2018

Gallery 5: Hornsund to Isfjord - Spitsbergen 12-29 July 2018

After some good sai­ling from Sør­kapp up to Horn­sund, it real­ly star­ted blo­wing the­re, but it cal­med down enough the next day to make a shorter landing pos­si­ble. It also cle­ared up so we got some fine views of the spec­ta­cu­lar gla­cier and moun­tain sce­n­ery. The­re was still noti­ceable swell as we moved up to Bell­sund during the next night, but once in the fjord again, it was per­fect­ly calm and we could enjoy the tun­dra, sto­ries from the old times in the­se places, the stun­ning sce­n­ery and some ama­zing bits of geo­lo­gy. Also tho­se who were lon­ging for some good hiking inclu­ding spen­ding a night in a camp on shore final­ly got down to busi­ness, even though the wea­ther was not quite what we had been hoping for.

Things came tog­e­ther to clo­se the cir­cle in Isfjord, both in terms of our rou­te on the map and other­wi­se. A visit to Barents­burg made our idea of 20th cen­tu­ry Spits­ber­gen pret­ty com­ple­te, and then it was back to natu­re, back to the tun­dra and the ice, in Ekm­anfjord and Dick­son­fjord, Yol­dia­buk­ta with Wahl­enberg­breen and a very fri­end­ly Hump­back wha­le waved us good­bye for this time in Advent­fjord, just befo­re rea­ching the har­bour.

Map 5 – Horn­sund to Isfjord

Spitsbergen map 5: Hornsund to Isfjord

Gal­lery 5: Horn­sund to Isfjord

Click on thumb­nail to open an enlar­ged ver­si­on of the spe­ci­fic pho­to.

To Gal­lery:  → Nor­thwest Spits­ber­gen  → Nord­aus­t­land  → Hin­lo­pen  → Free­man­sund to Sør­kapp  → Horn­sund to Isfjord



This and other publishing products of the Spitsbergen publishing house in the Spitsbergen-Shop.

last modification: 2018-08-30 · copyright: Rolf Stange