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:
Ivar, our hike lead and safety lead, Marily, Amy and Tor:
(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: