If you’re only casually familiar with the history of the Vikings, you might think of them as the fearsome seafaring warriors who left their Scandinavian homes in search of wealth, raiding countless coastal sites along the way. Since history is usually written by the victors, perhaps it’s no surprise that the Norsemen have been portrayed as savage heathens...
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Welcome to the Zegrahm Expeditions resources page! Here you will find inspiration for your next adventure and information from your last adventure, produced by our field leaders, Seattle office staff, and contributing writers. From blog posts and field reports (daily recaps of a past expeditions with images) to photo galleries and videos, explore your world from our perspective.
Thursday & Friday, July 28 & 29, 2016 - Reykjavík, Iceland / Embark Sea Adventurer
The conversation buzzed with excitement as we gathered in the Grand Hotel Reykjavík to meet our fellow travelers, and greet friends both old and new. Over dinner, Expedition Leader Russ Evans introduced the large team of naturalists and lecturers who would be accompanying us to explain and interpret all we would see over the next two weeks....
“It’s not that kayakers see anything different than the rest of the participants; it’s that they see it in a different way.”
I always say this to my small groups who have signed up for one of our onboard kayaking programs. But it’s not always true. Sometimes we do see things that others don’t.
On our recent cruise through the Norwegian fjords and on to Spitsbergen, we stopped in Reine, in the Lofoten Islands, renowned as the most beautiful village in all of...