Arctic


Nestled in the North Atlantic Ocean are eighteen majestically protruding islands, secluded from any other civilization by miles of water. A tour of these islands spoils travelers with wave-sculpted …
Author
Lucy Rowe
An arctic cruise will give you a rare chance to see and explore the route through some of the best arctic routes in this world. Here are 25 reasons to love these arctic cruises. 1. Exotic …
Author
Lucy Rowe
People Are Freaking Out Over The Fact To Travel Alone to Arctic A trip to the frozen, barren landscape of the Arctic may be a dream come true for you. In fact, many who have created a bucket list of …
Author
Mary Curry
Marathon on the Sea Adventurer Our Arctic cruise itinerary has been flexible, adjusting due to rapidly changing ice conditions. We end up with a couple of extra days at sea as we navigate the ice …
Northern bottlenose whale greets our ship!
Author
Mary Curry
Northern bottlenose whale greets our ship! I'm talking with our Arctic cruise expedition leader at the bridge, curious about our progress across the Davis Strait from Greenland to Canada. …
The newest members of the Sissimiut dog sled team
Author
Mary Curry
The newest members of the Sissimiut dog sled team This morning we stop in Sisimiut, a picturesque village of colorful homes scattered on the hillside over the town. We walk around the town and visit …
Kittiwakes at the Arctic's Sondrestrom Fjord
Author
Mary Curry
Kittiwakes at the Arctic's Sondrestrom Fjord Today during our Arctic adventure, we explore a glacier in the Sondrestrom Fjord via zodiac. The glacier is an impressive wall of ice. Kittiwakes fly …
Author
Mary Curry
First Zodiac to Sea Adventure Today we arrived in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland and the start of our mother-daughter Arctic cruise. At nearly 70 degrees, we quickly stripped out of our layers and …
Author
Mary Curry
Thanks to the last minute adjustments that had to be made to our itinerary to accommodate ice conditions, we end up with a free morning to head inland to the Greenland ice cap before boarding the …
Author
Mary Curry
"Nanook!" We spot of polar bears; mother and two cubs! Today we're at the bird cliffs where hundreds of Murres and Kittiwakes nest in the clifftops. The ice we are standing on will be open ocean …
Sunset while kayaking at floe edge
Author
Mary Curry
Sea kayaking in the Arctic -- the land of the midnight sun. We're sitting at the floe edge hoping to catch a glimpse of the pods of narwhal that generally travel along the edge in the upcoming …
Komatiks traveling to Floe Edge
Author
Mary Curry
Mary crosses the ice on komatiks, enroute to base camp. Today we are traveling across the frozen ocean on komatiks, wooden sledges pulled by snowmobiles, to our Arctic base camp. The ride is …
Author
Mary Curry
In flight to the Arctic! Talk about solitude... I'm on my way to northern Baffin Island, specifically Pond Inlet, a small community in northern Nunavut where sightings of narwhal and polar bear …
Views from the Kapitan Khlebnikov
Author
Laurie Allread
photo by Laurie Allread December 1, 2011 and December 2, 2011 The days were spent cruising north to Macquarie Island. The time was spent attending lectures, cleaning our gear for our …