My husband and I had a fabulous trip from Aberdeen to the artic circle. Our trip began with more than a little concern when the ship was not in dock, thanks to excellent communication between the ship and people on the Quayside we learnt that the ship was not allowed into the harbour as it was too foggy.. QWe were kept informed that negotiations were on going and eventually the ship sent the zodiacs into the harbour to collect us...what an exciting way to get on board. The accommodation was good: very comfy bed, good shower and heated towel rail which we put to use.. We found the food on board excellent and ALL the staff knowledgeable, helpful and extremely friendly. The guides were terrific providing lectures on their areas of interest when at sea and taking us out on the zodiacs when conditions permitted. We were blessed to see a mother and male cub polar bear ( that was bigger than her!) very close by, we had a lovely encounter with walrus and a further more distant polar bear siting. It was definitely the experience of a lifetime. Thank you

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