Longyearbyen – Final Day

Longyearbyen – Final day

Another gorgeous day greeted us this morning. Following an excellent breakfast we spent the morning leisurely, doing some shopping, visiting the Svalbard history and natural history museum and having lunch in town.

Santas Mail box
Santas Mail box


Outside a Longyearbyen hotel
SS Minnow

Our bags have been transferred to the ship and we follow in a couple of hours. The Svalbard museum is small but a must see if you come here.

Old Miners Cabin

The history it gives of the coal mining and hunting in the area is  detailed, complete with many old photos and collections of century old polar gear and clothing.

Downtown Longyearbyen


Chillin’ and waiting for the boat

We are looking forward to a spectacular sunset as we leave the Fjord later this afternoon. I am hoping to get an internet account set up on the boat, so we can share our days. Wish me luck 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s