Environment/Nature

Antigua

The tall ship Antigua

The Arctic Circle residency is conducted on a tall ship. Twenty-eight residents, six crew, and four guides set sail from Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen to explore the west coast of Svalbard. We found sun, snow, glaciers, icebergs, rain, reindeer, polar bear tracks, walruses, seasickness, fulmars, ethereal calm, swimming beaches, northern lights, excellent food, sublime sunsets, blue air, fierce winds, islands, waves, epic hikes, camaraderie, laughter, collective awe, joy, and humility. Each person brought their unique perspective, their creativity, and their best game to the ship. We were all richly rewarded.

Antigua, glacier, Arctic Ocean, Ymerbukta, Esmarkbreen, Longyearbyen, The Arctic Circle, Svalbard, Spitsbergen, Norway, climate change

The Antigua anchored at the foot Ymerbukta, our first glacier. 

 

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