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Svalbard, Faeroe Islands : Czech Tourist Jakub Moravec Mauled By Polar Bear As He Laying Sleeping In Tent

Telegraph: A polar bear dragged a Czech tourist out of his tent as he slept on a remote Arctic island, clawing his back before being driven away by gunshots. 79 more words


Who is up for a bear hunt?

I’d always loved big cuddly creatures, especially those that lived in a land of ice, snow and glittering night skies. However it wasn’t the Northern Lights I wanted to see when I alighted in Longyearbyen on the Svalbard archipelago – 78 degrees north of the equator. 1,310 more words


Discover adventure Europe: must visit places

In my view Europe is an ideal place to embark on some adventure travelling. Not only is it easy to get around, thanks to its sophisticated transport network, but the landscape and climate varies so widely that you don’t have to go far to enjoy a variety of different experiences in a relatively short space of time. 507 more words


Sarah Anne Johnson’s Arctic Wonderland

The work of Sarah Anne Johnson, a Canadian artist and photographer, has recently come to my attention.  

Canadian Art magazine describes this work as “Arctic landscapes with fantastical alterations:  buildings and confetti grace the tops of glaciers; vibrant, smoky fireworks fill the expansive northern sky. 57 more words

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