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Voyage Update: Spitsbergen Circumnavigation

Mariela.Castro 0 From-the-Field, Spitsbergen Circumnavigation, David Woody Wood

Fresh From The Sea! Expedition Leader Woody, currently leading Spitsbergen Circumnavigation, shares his exciting voyage update from the Sea Spirit:

"What a morning! Arrived early near Torellneset and spotted a polar bear and two cubs. As the breakfast was almost set on the table we ventured out in perfect blue sky conditions. The mother and cubs strolled to the waters edge where they slept and occasionally wandered about. Later in the morning as we landed at Torellneset, the other and two cubs came to the beac

h. We completed a tactical withdrawal with zero interaction. We cruised by walruses and the mighty beasts were relaxed. Some swam in and others just wallowed on each other....now sailing North.



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