- Shuttle bus service
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMary-Ann's Polarrigg Longyearbyen
A very eclectic hotel that sits comfortably in Longyearbyen. Very warm and friendly and worth visiting
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We arrived in port at 7am. Had to have the bags outside the door at 7am with a green tag to show that we weren't catching the early flight out. We had breakfast and said goodbye to a few people and then had to just hang around until it was time to leave. We were called just after 8am and went down to the wharf and collected our suitcase and stowed …
... us very close to the active part of the glacier : we discover small ponds, gigantic cracks, crevasses.... The scenery is amazing ; it seems like we are on another planet !
... we paddle farther in the bay. We can see Svea glacier, which is our next step, and Wahlenberg glacier, our destination of the day. The wind is now blowing in our back and pushing us : we are surfing, voluntarily or not ;-) We paddle all together, with a safe distance between us.
We are getting closer to the glacier. It is very impressive. The guide tells us it is surging : it moves ...
In 1900, captain Zachariassen came back to Svalbard and settled in Bohemanneset, this ...
... keeping an eye on the shore in case our new friend shows up again ! We suddenly discover Bore glacier : it is very wide and majestic. We stop on an island facing the glacier to have lunch. The glacier is calving a lot during our stay.