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Spitsbergen 30 May - 7 June, 2022, part 3

The west coast

Walrus, Prins Karls Forland

Wal­ru­ses on Prins Karls For­land.

The first attempt to make some miles in style – under sail – was not real­ly suc­cess­ful due to a pro­noun­ced lack of wind, in con­trast to the fore­cast 🙂 but we got some very inte­res­ting and beau­ti­ful impres­si­ons in Kongsfjord later, with the caves and grot­tos on Blom­strand­hal­vøya and then later in Ny-Åle­sund.

Later, we found some wal­ru­ses in For­landsund – a spon­ta­ne­ous oppor­tu­ni­ty after a spon­ta­ne­ous request.

Our Spits­ber­gen expe­ri­ence got a worthy com­ple­ti­on in Dick­son­fjord, and friends of wind-powe­red ships final­ly got their money’s worth on the final cros­sing of Isfjor­den.

SV Antigua under sail in Isfjord

SV Anti­gua under sail in Isfjord.

Pho­to gal­le­ry 3: The west coast

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

To page/photo gal­le­ry:  → From Lon­gye­ar­by­en to the north  → In the ice and the nor­thwest  → The west coast

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