Trapper Lodge

Address: Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, 9171, Norway | Lodge
 
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This lodge is located in Longyearbyen.
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Travel Blogs from Longyearbyen

Ymerbukta fjord and Esmark glacier

A travel blog entry by oandb on Aug 11, 2014

33 photos

... close to Esmark glacier. The guide is the first one who gets off the boat with his riffle. He goes and checks the place for bears, and finally gives us green light.
All our stuff is put on the beach, with food separated far enough. The fist tent we pitch is the "mess tent' where we will have meals. Then everyone pitches his own tent and prepares his ...

Preparations day

A travel blog entry by oandb on Aug 10, 2014

4 photos

... which is lent to us : fleece pants, fleece boots, integral dry suits, life jackets, and Teva's sandal shoes so that we can walk with the suits without destroying the neoprene feet. So sexy ;)
Everyone puts its outfit in a large plastic bag, with its name on it, in the trailer.
Then we drive to the harbor and leave there the trailer and the kayaks for the next day.



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Longyearbyen

A travel blog entry by hfs on Jul 02, 2014

1 comment, 4 photos

... at one stage.!
Arctic terns,clever wee things, fiercely protecting their nests,and doing harm if necessary.Barnacle geese,not doing so well in that department,with only the odd gosling left.Polar bears rarely come here.,they want ice and seals..and in summer that is not here,but just a few k's away it is, and they are regularly sighted.Most people are armed, in case...
They have here ,built into the mountain ,the ...

Back on dry land

A travel blog entry by traveleasy on Jun 12, 2014

18 photos

... was quite cool. It is quite a desolate place. Took a few photos. I bought a meat pattie for dinner and we bought some biscuit like wafers. It cost quite a bit.

Then back to the hotel and did some more blogging. Finally brought it up to date.

Can only describe Longyearbyen as cold as Lithgow in Winter (and this was on a summer's day) The temperature was about 5 degrees. It is ...

The most magical place on the planet.

A travel blog entry by emily.gellard on Oct 28, 2013

19 photos

... merely feet away, climbed up mountains stalking Reindeer, all whilst being followed by a crew member with a shotgun incase a Polar Bear came along...slightly un-nerving to say the least!

My ULTIMATE Arctic moment was when one of the crew members spotted a Polar Bear on the ice so we all hopped into the rubber dinghies for a closer look! The Polar Bear ended up in the water (again slightly un-nerving) and we followed him to the side of the bank, we were soooo ...