FUN-travel: Day at Sea – A&K Arctic Cruise Day 7

September 19, 2014 by  

Day 45 – Thursday, August 14 – Sea Day – A&K Cruise Day 7 – full sun w/clouds in distance – mid 40’s – Another typical Sea Day

What I LIKE

  • 7:30 – typical wake up
  • 9:30 – enrichment lecture – Greenland: Exploration & Transformation
  • – watch on TV instead going to theatre
  • 11:00 – finally get satellite coverage & internet!
  • 12:30 – typical lunch
  • 2:00 – CNN works!
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Ny Alesund, Svalbard

  • 2:15 – spa day – steam sauna w/body scrub, hot rocks massage!
  • 5:00 – enrichment lecture – sea birds of the arctic
  • – watch on TV instead going to theatre
  • 6:30 – typical happy hour
  • 7:00 – typical expedition recap & briefing on birds theatre Deck 4
  • 8:00 – Special Chef’s Dinner – all his favorites
  • – feel sleepy from massage – go to deck 6 – more casual
  • – get window table & fog rolls in!
  • 9:00 – in bed to watch another nature documentary
  • Fall asleep early
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Monacobreen, Svalbard,

 What I DON’T LIKE

  •  Takes 30 mins just to get emails to come in
  • – can’t even respond because it’s
  • – really, really slow
  • – which makes it really, really expensive!
  • All we do is sleep!

FUN-fact – Greenland has the second largest ice cap and contains 7% of the earth’s ice.

More FF – Antarctica has the largest ice cap containing 90% of the earth’s ice.

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