We'll keep it brief as we have had to put to sea for comms at this latitude. St Magdalene was the patron saint of whalers but it seems she may be keeping a watchful eye on Atlantis too. Stunning scenery, and wildlife aplenty including, the creme de la creme:
Wow! All photos taken from the deck of Atlantis or our own dinghy and all wildlife observed at distances of less than 100 metres from our anchorage in the most sublime surroundings one can imagine. Oh, and there were walrus, glaciers, mountains swimming (for one) and other stuff too..........!!
Future plans: heading north once again into Smeerenburg Fjord at the northern tip of Svalbard. We'll be land-locked for a while so no updates for a day or two. But the last few days will be hard to beat.
I have only just joined in (for technical reasons) and am fascinated!!
Your voyage looks AMAZING!! You both look very happy.
Thumbs up for finding a polar-bear for Udi (any chance of a close-up of Uncle Rupert and the bear, just so we are sure you actually saw one!! ;-)
Lots of love xxx
Meira and Udi
Your amazing photographs and blog is an absolute wonder to follow, thank you for sharing. Incredible to see the polar bear so close.
Love from Karen and family xox