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Anchored off the town clearing customs. We have our last expedition recap by the Captain and Nicolas. The captain informs us the typhoon that was coming our way has now changed course and is heading away from us which is good. I received a comment today when I speak French they cannot hear my Aussie accent lol. Not that I can speak much but I have been using and practising whenever possible. We are sailing through the La Pérouse Strait enroute to Otaru ...
... Niko mentions the best time to see them and also the Narwhals is near where he lives in North West Greenland and if we wanted to come he would take us on a trip with the guides he knows. Now that would be fantastic flying to Greenland then a 1.5 hour helicopter ride to his small town. Rob something to think about. As we thought due to the weather we are unable to do our afternoon zodiac landing on Tulenyi. The island is ...
... There is a large natural gas deposit nearby and fishing is the other major industry. The ship has to drop anchor away from the shore so we are using tender boats. Because we are now in Russia, we have to once again clear Russian immigration, this just means showing our passports to a rather stern looking officer in uniform as we leave the ship. The tender takes about 15minutes to reach the shore and even though the sun is shining, it's pretty cold. The port looks more like ...
It has been several weeks since my last update to this blog. Quite honestly, there has not been much to write about. I have not been travelling, as much of my work has been focused or oriented around Yuzhno Sakhalinsk. As well, my life has been somewhat monotonous and less than exciting - wake up, work all day and some of evening, read a bit or surf the net, and head to bed. No good stories, no real updates of grave interest, but as ...
... drilling site. I was told to head to the airport, as my client has daily flights for its personnel to the processing facility and off-shore drilling operations. Thus, Kyle heads off in the taxi ready and prepared for the next adventure into the sub-arctic tundra they call Siberia. Long story short, the taxi driver somehow believed it was his privilege to charge me literally 50% more than the initial price quoted (and I finally submitted to ...
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