Sunday, August 15, 2010

AMASE - Day 4 - orientation hike

Today we went for a 5 hour hike, partly for us to get to see the surroundings, partly for the expedition leads to get an idea our hiking capabilities. 

The pictures will tell the rest of the story.

The usual shot of blue ice.


On the airport:

Marilyn teaching:

About this:
Ivar, our hike lead and safety lead, Marily, Amy and Tor:

Local flora:

Local wildlife:
(Dave and Dick, who was also in Hawaii, see below)
View of the fjord

View from airport from same spot as above, 4.5 hours later:

The reason why we can't use cell phone (so nice and quiet):

My usual shot of blue ice....

and the most pretty of all, Ny-Ålesund at 2.30 in the morning:


  1. cool blog! i never have enough patience to do this kind of things... congratulations! =)