From Murmansk to Spitsbergen

Finally, we are heading north to the high Arctic - ok, we are on our way to Spitsbergen! The blockade of the Russian officials was harder than ice. In 1991, we were allowed to sail to Franz-Josef-Land but this year we were refused passage although we were in possession of the necessary documents and so, the goals of the planned expedition will not be met.

More infos in the logbook...