FUN-travel: Day at Sea – A&K Arctic Cruise Day 6

September 8, 2014 by  

Day 44 – Wednesday, August 13 – Sea Day – A&K Arctic Cruise Day 6 – full sun w/clouds in distance – mid 40’s

What I LIKE

  • Typical Sea Day
  • 8:00 – typical morning routine
  • 9:30 – enrichment lecture – the bear essentials
  • – watch on TV instead going to theatre
  • 10:30 – quiche snack in room from breakfast buffet – pretty good!
42 Alkjefellet, Svalbard 2014

Totally Forgot to Tell You About Seeing Mr. Fox in Alkjefellet!

  • 11:15 – enrichment lecture – sea birds of the arctic
  • – watch on TV instead going to theatre
  • 1:30 – typical lunch
  • 2:30 – typical nap
  • 5:00 – typical happy hour – martini’s this time
  • 7:00 – typical expedition recap & briefing theatre Deck 4

Andoyane Islands, Svalbard, Norway 2014 28

  • 9:30 – Variety Show – singing & dancing Lounge Deck 3
  • – room packed and glad we got there early for good seats
  • 10:15 – show ends – hang out
  • 11:30 – night night
  • No satellite coverage – no internet
  • – just enjoy being in present w/o distraction
  • Get another hour back

29 Margeriedal, Greenland 2014

What I DON’T LIKE

  • middle of night jolt – either heard thunder or we hit ice
  • Starts raining @ lunch
  • No satellite coverage – no internet

FUN-fact – The North Pole is water covered with ice surrounded by land and the South Pole is land covered with ice surrounded by water.

More FF – The mean annual temperature at the North Pole is -0 degrees and the South Pole is -58 degrees.

arctic terns Andoyane Islands, Svalbard, Norway 2014 25

Arctic Terns

 

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