Svalbard

Svalbard, Norway

Travel Blogs from Svalbard

Svalbard Travel Blogs (102)
Longyearbreen glacier walk..., Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Norway travel blog

Longyearbreen glacier walk...

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... order to ensure that I got a window seat. The Lonely Planet describes the descent to Longyearbyen, the main settlement in Svalbard, as "otherworldly" provided the weather's clear. Unfortunately it was quite cloudy for me, but there were enough gaps to ...

Tempelfjorden cruise..., Svalbard, Norway travel blog

Tempelfjorden cruise...

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... was relatively small and would have been crammed had the maximum number of seventy been there. Most of the people who visit Svalbard are from Norway or Sweden, and this trip was no different as I was the only person whose first language was English. It ...

Superb walk to Trollsteinen, Svalbard, Norway travel blog

Superb walk to Trollsteinen

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... tired, I felt exhilerated at what had been one of the walks of my life. Not even England's loss in the football could dampen my spirits (ok maybe it did for 10 minutes or so), as I was enjoying myself and Svalbard was certainly living up to ...

Cruise to Barentsburg..., Svalbard, Norway travel blog

Cruise to Barentsburg...

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I was aching all over when I woke up on Sunday morning, and I could quite happily have stayed in bed, but I had a full day cruise to look forward to so I eventually got up. For the first time since my arrival, the weather was quite poor with thick clouds ...