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Nordaustlandet (Kingdom of the Ice Bear) in the Bag.

Sorry for the delay in our blog posts, the ice broke quickly and allowed us passage around the north of Nordaustlandet, the journey proved to be something more epic, surreal and mind blowing than any of us had imagined, it consumed our existence in every facet of emotions and physical
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Svalbard Photos Week 3

Image 1 Now we face more regular glacial fronts and less places to land. Image 2 Tara takes photos of the murres above on the cliffs while some others sneak past behind her Zegul Arrow Empower. Image 3 Our zegul arrow empowers under sail as we move back up the hinlopenstretet after re
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The Sailing of the Kayaks and the Return to 80 Degrees North

Ocean swell rolls by, stormy with frothy tops, as the wind almost howls and with a flurry of wings hundreds of Murres erupt from the water in front of our bows. Like flying penguins these black and white birds launch into the sky or dive below the surface as we come driving forwards,
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The Sailing of the Kayaks and the Return to 80 Degrees North

  Ocean swell rolls by, stormy with frothy tops; with a flurry of wings, hundreds of Murres erupt from the water in front of our bows. Like flying penguins these black and white birds launch into the sky or dive below the surface as we come driving forwards, often mere centimeter
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80 Degrees North and the Case of the Missing Food Drop

This last week has been full of bench marks, plus trails and tribulations. We crossed the northern coast of Spitsburgen island and its three major fjords with amazing weather and flat seas, we reached 80 degrees north and the northern tip of spitsburgen, we rounded into the hinlopenst
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80 Degrees North and the Case of the Missing Food Drop

This last week has been full of bench marks, plus trails and tribulations. We crossed the northern coast of Spitsbergen island and its three major fjords with amazing weather and flat seas, we reached 80 degrees north and the northern tip of Spitsbergen, we rounded into the Hinlopenst
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zeguls in the arctic photos week 2

Sorry for delay, technical issues. Here is the second round of imagery. Photo 1: though we have yet to encounter the sea ice as we now round onto the northern coast f spitsburgen, we encounter many beautiful glacial icebergs. Our zegul arrow empowers continue to drive forward with eff
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zeguls in the arctic photos week 2

Sorry for delay, technical issues. Here is the second round of imagery. Photo1: we continue to paddle under the midnight sun for improved weather and have been blessed with amazing conditions all the way along the northern coast . Nordaustlandet is within a days paddle though the sea
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80 Degrees North

As we approach the 80th parallel the wind blows colder and the feeling of isolation intensifies. We are tiny specs of insignificance in this vast wilderness. Yesterday we spent 9 hours battling into the wind, moving slowly forward, past glaciers and barren beaches strewn with logs; dr
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