The World

Bjørnøya (Bear Island)

Monday, August 6th, 2018 Located half way between the northern tip of Norway and the southern tip of Svalbard, Bjørnøya is home to thousands and thousands of birds. We spent a pleasant morning zodiac cruising along the southwest coastline doing…

Cienfuegos, Cuba

On November 12 at 8:00 The World anchored at Cienfuegos, a city on Bahía de Cienfuegos, a bay on Cuba’s south coast. Known as Cuba’s ‘Pearl of the South’ ,the colonial town of Cienfuegos was founded in 1819 in the…

Trinidad de Cuba

Located in the province of Sancti Spíritus, in Central Cuba, is the perfectly preserved Spanish outpost of Trinidad, famous for its colonial old town and cobblestone streets. It was founded in the early 16th century in honor of the Holy…

Belize and Cuba

Located on the east coast of Belize at the mouth of the Belize River, Belize City is home to the country’s largest seaport. However, a narrow channel prohibits large ships from docking. I arrived on November 7th just after noon…

A walk on Ice in Bartlett Inlet

Sunday, January 29th Our last landing in Antarctica was truly magical. The Bridge and EYOS worked together to find a place where we could safely land to go for a walk on the ice shelf. Not that straightforward given that…

Terra Nova Hike

Wednesday, January 25th Few areas are as distinct as Terra Nova Bay and the Victoria Land coast. This powerful landscape is home to dramatic mountain ranges, towering volcanoes, massive glaciers and ice tongues. This location is one of the most…

Ice floes and Coulman Island

Monday, January 23rd On our way to Coulman Island Captain Dag and our ice navigator Capt Uli steered the ship through some rather densely packed ice floes; always a favorite to watch from deck 7 forward. Upon arrival at Coulman Island The…