Region: Arctic

Destinations: Svalbard

Ship: m/v Plancius

Our trip on the Plancius was great fun. The cabin was adequate and the food was good. Most of the staff were gracious and helpful. I particularly enjoyed Bill's Art of the Sea presentations. One thing disappointed me, the lack of an emphasis on birds. You have a bird expert on board but he gave no lecture, not even a daily bird checklist gathering. I noted a lot of curiosity about the birds as I mixed with the other guests and I think this would be well received. In the future I suggest you include one lecture on the birds we can be expected to see and a daily checklist (usually in the lounge before dinner from my previous experience on similar trips). Thank you for the opportunity to visit this unique environment.

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