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iL 14 or 26 ?

Not sure if this is iL 14 or 26 anybody know it was a long time ago. not sure how you get around remote Russia now but in the mid 1990s when i was there you could get to the most remote places by...
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Cruises through the Belomorsk Canal

This ship is the only one in the fleet of Russian hotelships, that is able to go through the Belomorsk-canal: M/V Princess Arabella"as it is the smallest ship of the russian fleet.This ship was built...
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When you are cruising to Longyearbyen

In Longyearbyen you will not find a port that is big enough for ordinary cruiseships to dock there, so they will use their tenders in order to get their passengers ashore.Do NOT expect taxis in the...
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flying over Alaska

In 1980 , when I came to Alaska with M/S Sagafjord, I once took a flight with a small airplane that flew us over the glaciers of Alaska.We started in Juneau and the flight was about 45 minutes over...
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Snow Scooters & Quads for rent in Kirkenes

This might be another idea for your stay in Kirkenes, no matter if you come by Hurtingruten or not: You can rent a QUAD while staying in Kirkenes for a longer time, or while your ship is in port....
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private tours from Kirkenes

This does not apply to all ports of the Hurtigruten-ships, but for Kirkenes, where you will have about 4 hours to spend it might make sense for you: There are a lot of small tour-buses and taxis...
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Free transport of your car by Hurtigruten

This might be an interesting point for you, when planning to drive into Norway's Arctic, to the Northcape and/or Kirkenes: At certain dates Hurtigruten is taking your car free of charge from Kirkenes...
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Driving in your car through Norway

I had the idea to drive all the way from Vienna to Nordkapp and even to Kirkenes in my motorhome in August 2009 but then I unfortunately had a problem with the engine in Trondheim, so I had to give...
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Onboard of M/S Sagafjord to Alaska

In 1978 I made 4 cruises to Alaska onboard of the cruiseship M/S Sagafjord of "den Norske Americalinje" / NAL. I was working as a diningroom-waiter but we also had some time to go ashore and explore...
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Onboard of M/S Vistafjord to Spitzbergen

This is a picture of 1978: M/S Vistafjord cruising as far north as possible & Everybody was standing out on deck, watching the ship reaching the area of the Ice barrier - that is just about 800...
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M/S Nordstjernen - cruising from Longyearbyen

M/S Nordstjernen is a small coastal-ship offering cruises of 4 or 5 days, starting in Longyearbyen, the capital of Svalbard / Spitzbergen.The greatest advantage against bigger cruiseships is the fact,...
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Bus

From Tromso we took the bus south to Fauske via Narvik. Boy, what a beautiful landscape it was - I enjoyed every minute of this ride!There is a seat guarantee, so you don't have to make reservations...
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Train - overnight

Thanks to VT member knerten we found out about this fabulous offer: just 199 NOKs for a ticket one way from destination A to destination B. Just a little bit more expensive when you decide to take a...
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daytime train

From Trondheim to Oslo we had a 199 NOK special fare ticket as well and that included a reservation. Well, unfortunately those seats were not nice - no window... so I stood up and looked for an empty...
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"Cruising Alaska, Spitsbergen, Russia & Norway"
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call_me_rhia

"Arctic"
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Sharrie

"Sharrie's Arctic Circle"
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"Arctic 2005"
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Ekahau

"Tiksi Russia The very North of know where"
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