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Light at the end of the tunnel

An Arctic Archipelago

April 17th 2018
“On Earth’s part all days start beautifully. Patiently it revolves and revolves with its trees and oceans and lakes and deserts and volcanoes. The two of us, the rest of you, and all of the animals.” Petur Gunnarsson. One… Whilst staring at the walls of Keflavik Airport, Iceland… The Phone Call Theresa and I had just driven halfway across a continent! From Canada's easternmost provi ... read more
Europe » Svalbard » Spitsbergen

 Flag First discovered by the Norwegians in the 12th century, the islands served as an international whaling base during the 17th and 18th centuries. Norway's sovereignty was recognized in 1920; five years later it officially took over the territory.... ... read more
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10th May 2018

Light at the end of the tunnel
Magic shot. Tell me more. Where is this? Also what do they mine?
11th May 2018

Ice Cave
There is a glacier about twenty minutes out of Longyearbyen by snow machine that has an accessible crevasse. The entrance is the snowy tunnel on the picture. the crevasse continues for quite some distance before ending at a sheer drop off. The 'cave' is only accessible during winter as it is full of water during the short summer. There are several coal mines on the island. The town still gets its energy from burning coal.

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