Our team of 8 friends from Australia sailed into Hornstradir Nature Reserve under clear skies and light winds. It was the perfect start to the Arctic adventure. We pushed on into the evening and as the sun finally set we anchored in Hornik bay in the far northern reaches of the Reserve. The following morning we were up bright and early and oh what a morning it was, perfectly still and not a cloud . . .
Ilulissat in West Greenland put on quite a show for our arrival. Dead calm seas and blue skies, what better way to start an Arctic expedition. With much anticipation and excitement we loaded the final supplies aboard our 60 foot sailboat, made sure the water and diesel was topped up and cast off the lines. Ilulissat is the self proclaimed Iceberg capital of the world and it’s easy to see why. Billions of tons of . . .
I had a feeling in my gut that the Arctic weather was not going to be kind to us this year on our Lofoten BnB Trip. The previous year we had thirty degree Celsius weather, calm seas and clear skis everyday. But I knew that I was due, that the arctic weather was not going to hand over another weather perfect trip. I was right. The last sunny, calm day dawned bright and early the . . .