Photos of Spitsbergen, polar land, kayaking and trekking between icebergs and glaciers.
Spitsbergen ? Where is it ?
Spitsbergen is located in the Svalbard archipelago, ruled by Norway. Situated between 74° et 81° of latitude north, it is roughly at mid-distance between the northern cape and the north pole.
Any good reason to travel over there ?
Spitzbergen is mainly used as a scientific camp but it has recently open to tourism which enabled us to spend 11 wonderful days. We set-up our tents some 500 meters from a huge glacier, on the sea shore, the average temperature was 5°C and the day was permanent ! We spent our time walking and kayaking among the icebergs and the wildlife...
We arrived in Longyearbyen then took a boat to join our base camp near Svea glacier where we spent 10 days... Find more travel pictures : cuba, mexico, egypt, south africa, canada, zimbabwe, nepal, tunisia, namibia, botswana, malaysia, california, ireland, venice, corsica, paris... on our web site
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- Photos of the impressive Victoria falls in Zumbabwe as well as local wildlife and people on market places.
Photos of Namibia and Botswana
- Photos of wild africa with its stunning landscapes (bush,ocean,desert) and its fauna (lions,giraffes...).
Photos of Egypt, along the mighty Nile
- Photos of ancient Egypt temples (Luxor, Karnak, Esna, Edfu), landscapes along the Nile and local people in their everyday's life.
Photos of Corsica, beauty island
- Wild and welcoming, Corsica is a magic french island.
Photos of Venice, Doges city
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Photos of Cuba, caribbean beauty
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Photos of Canada, wildlife and nature
- Photos and program of our stay in western Canada : fauna (bear, whales...) and landscapes (ocean, rocky mountains)
Photos of Mexico
- Colourful pictures from Mexico city to Yucatan divided into four categories : past & present, fauna, landscapes, craft & markets.
Photos of south Africa: national parks and traditions
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Photos of Nepal
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Photos of Malaysia and Singapoure
- Photos of landscapes, people and houses of those two neighbouring but contrasted countries.
Photos of California
- Photos of the western coast of the U.S.A, from San Francisco to Los Angeles, via Las Végas and Yosemite park...
Photos of Paris, the city of light by night
- Night pictures of the Eiffel tower, le Louvre museum, les champs Elysées...
Photos of Tunisia
- Travel to this fascinating and colourful Tunisia through pictures taken in Sousse, Kairouan and Monastir.
Photos of Ireland
- Photos from Dublin to Connemara.
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