Norway

Southbound

Southbound

I know how much I love snow at the north end of the world. (Beautiful Svalbard pictured here.) It’s time to go see what’s happening at the south end. Antarctica, here I come! #meetthenorth #antarcticambassadors #lindbladexpeditions #meetthesouth #ice #landscape #svalbard

Meet Norway’s Most Isolated Community

Meet Norway’s Most Isolated Community

Arctic Deeply ventures to Jan Mayen island to meet the 18 people who compose Norway’s most isolated community. Learn more about Siw Landro, who works as the island’s nurse, librarian and everything in between. Siw Landro fell in love, again, when she arrived on Jan Mayen, Norway. Siw has a partner and children back home, but Mr. Beerenberg…

(Post 2 of 3) A thirteen month post on Jan Mayen with be the “grand finale” of Wiggo Johansen’s career. He is the station commander and a member of the Norwegian Air Force. What does he like best on Jan Mayen? “The stillness. At home you have to drive in line and shop in line….

(Post 3 of 3) Meet Jan Mayen’s nurse, Siw Landro. She arrived in March of 2015 after years of dreaming about this place. Siw was born and raised in #longyearbyen, #svalbard. Her father worked for the coal mine there, and her mother had a laundry. Siw has a partner and family back home, but Jan…