Bellsund, Svalbard

Jul 05, 2019 - National Geographic Explorer


We didn’t let the windy weather dampen our spirits. Despite the morning operations being canceled, we all stayed upbeat, enjoying the scenery from the warmth of the ship. While guests enjoyed lectures by our Global Perspective speaker and whale expert, the ship repositioned for an afternoon ashore.

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James Coleman

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

Jamie is from England. He grew up in Oxford, about as far from the sea as you can get in the UK, yet somehow decided he would work in marine biology and conservation. Ever since he reached his teens, he has dedicated time to this passion, working and volunteering in various roles on nature reserves and in aquariums. It was no surprise that in 2007, he left home to study marine biology at the University of Newcastle.

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