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Another from the zodiac rides out of Longyearbyen-Walrus

 
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Jun 20, 2016 22:05 |  #1

Walrus imagery was the primary goal of visiting Svalbard, yep plenty of bears there they say but we'd imaged bears in
Kaktovik. It took four days before we could image the Walrus...partly due to trip cancellations (nasty weather) and trips
that made it half way to the colonies only to have to turn back due to weather. It was very exciting because the little
boat was way smaller than the waves and confused seas; and us knowing our survival time in the water was practically
nill. So for a while I though it was going to be a wash, but on the last day the seas north of Longyearbyen turned into
a beautiful glass like mirror allowing us to reach the Walrus colony-

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Jun 20, 2016 22:23 |  #2

sounds like quite the adventure!


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Jun 20, 2016 22:44 as a reply to Snydremark's post |  #3

Hehe it was! I'm old enough I don't fret too much-had a good life mentality.
But next trip will def. be to someplace much warmer.


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Jun 21, 2016 06:57 |  #4

Your adventures are wonderful MedicineMan, but I think it's time you took a more story telling approach with a wild kingdom view point. I know you must have a gopro ..?? Just a suggestion lol .... Livin the dream MedicineMan


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Jun 22, 2016 03:27 as a reply to Pondrader's post |  #5

Ahh, so you don't like my pics! Hehe.
Well Pondrader if you are ever really bored you can click the YouTube link in my sig. I bet if you watch a couple
you'll tell me to leave the videoing along :)


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Jun 22, 2016 04:41 as a reply to MedicineMan4040's post |  #6

lol ,...too funny, I was thinking more alone the line's of the sunday after dinner wildlife show from back in the day ....lol and I have watched a few of those video's lol


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Jun 22, 2016 04:42 |  #7

And as for your images ...there awesome lol


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