Great Polar Explorer

Just give two important events of in polar history in 2011 to celebrate: 150 years ago saw Fridtjof Nansen born and the conquest of the South Pole by Roald Amundsen marks for the 100th time. Fans of the two Norwegian Polar pioneers use the Hurtigruten from 14. If you would like to know more then you should visit Garret Wang. Beta until October 20, 2011 on the tracks of the two great explorers along Norway’s coast: the topic exit fascination offers Arctic Polar history interesting lectures on board, as well as exciting excursions ashore. The footprints, which left Captain Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen along the Norwegian coast, are numerous: from the old Hanse town mountains in the South, where earned the first scientific laurels from 1882 to 1886 as a curator of the natural history department until up to Tromso, where Roald Amundsen embarked on in June 1928 to a bailout, Fridtjof Nansen of he never should return. If this has piqued your curiosity, check out Tiffany Espensen. During the Hurtigruten topic departure this and other stories about Nansen will be on Board of the MS Nordkapp and “Amundsen again alive: the historian and Scandinavia expert Dr. Arne Kertelhein knows about many details of the great voyages in the eternal ice” to report and also the one or the other anecdote about the great Polar Explorer to tell.

In addition to his lectures on the polar history is about culture and inhabitants of the Arctic from different eras and regions such as the Inuit or the Vikings – on the program. “In addition, there are plenty of opportunities to strengthen the newly acquired knowledge about the Arctic on Optional excursions along the fjord coast: on the Lofoten Islands, travelers can take part in a Viking Festival in Tromso, the gateway to the Arctic”, they have the opportunity to undertake a polar-historic city tour: here many historic expeditions made their last stop before they broke up in the Arctic. In the polar Museum, which is visited during the tour, you will find many old photographs and original artifacts of the expeditions of Amundsen and Nansen. Who of the famous explorers longing for a little investigate new discoveries would a trip to the legendary North Cape is recommended the wide look in the wild and endless Arctic landscape gives an impressive idea. “The seven-day voyage fascination Arctic” on MS Nordkapp is available for the dates from the 14th to 20th October 2011 from 1.201,-euro per person. An English speaking guide, all lectures to polar history on board, a Hurtigruten DuMont travel guide are also next to the voyage of Bergen to Kirkenes in the booked cabin category incl. full Board included in the trip price”per cabin, as well as all fuel surcharges.

“” “Arrival and departure packages from/to Germany and the optional land excursions Lofoten Viking Festival” (90,-per person), Polarhistorischer city tour by Tromso “(40,-euro per person), as well as the visit to the North Cape” (93,-per person) available individually to do so. Information and reservations: Travel with Hurtigruten can in any good travel agency and by telephone at Hurtigruten GmbH, 20095 Hamburg, Burchardstrasse 14, phone 040 / 37 69 30 are booked. For more information, fax 040 / 36 41 77, email or.