Region: Arctic

Destinations: Svalbard

Ship: m/v Hondius

Despite the paucity of polar bears, this was a fantastic trip. The whales we saw were magnificent, the walruses abundant. There are obviously a few glitches to work out on Hondius (sound system, engine noise), but the ship was a pleasure to be on, and the crew from housekeeping, to wait staff in the dining room, to those handling the zodiacs and the ship itself, were all wonderful. Jan and Bill added a special touch to the week (Jan's patience is impressive!), and the group of guides worked together as a team with great skill and enthusiasm.

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