I have now arrived in Longyearbyen and wow!! The fjords surrounded by incredible ice covered mountains only outlines in the twilight of this never completely dark time of year. I cannot wait to step outside and see this beautiful place in daylight. I was lucky enough to meet up with two of the team at Heathrow and we all travelled together. First leg was Oslo and then a connection to Longyearbyen. Stepping off the plane to -17 was a quick reminder that this can be a harsh environment even on the edges of the Arctic circle. We were met by Eric and Audan at the airport and dropped at our hotels. Interestingly Eric told us that the weather at Barneo camp was -40 yesterday…..
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