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‘Top of the World’ Arctic – Longyearbyen Svalbard
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‘Top of the World’ Arctic – Longyearbyen Svalbard

Today, I excitedly awoke to explore Longyearbyen and its remote wilderness treats. I arrived last night after sunset at midnight – though the sky never actually darkens – and was still awake for sunrise at 2am. The Svalbard ‘city’ is laden with superlatives. It’s called ‘The top of the world.’ Home to the world’s northernmost … Continue reading

Arctic Expedition – Preparation for Polar explorations!
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Arctic Expedition – Preparation for Polar explorations!

ARCTIC EXPEDITION (Photo courtesy of G Adventures) In a few days’ time, I will be journeying to the ‘Top of the World’ – The Arctic! I’ll be searching for polar bears, walrus, seals, Arctic fox, Beluga whales and more, across glaciers, fjords, ice tundra and through the Arctic seas. In prelude to the Arctic expedition, … Continue reading

L’ALLEE DES BAOBABS, MADAGASCAR
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L’ALLEE DES BAOBABS, MADAGASCAR

A highlight of my time in Madagascar was Baobab Alley / Avenue of the Baobabs or ‘L’Allee des Baobabs / L’Avenue des Baobabs.’ The site fills postcards and brochure covers of Madagascar, often used as a symbol of the country. The baobab trees are 800+ years old. Many Malagasy worship them as connections to their ancestors. … Continue reading