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June 4 - Hornsund, Svalbard
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 Our first glimpse of Hornsund, Svalbard A gull welcomes us to Hornsund Ice, no problem; the Polar Star is an ice breaker Polar Star in the ice Disembarking onto the ice
 S on the ice Pierre tête-à-tête with Polar Star Louise scans for polar bears Baby bear's first steps and mama bear's butt ride, but no bears Intrepid polar bear hunter, Gary; with tourist
 Jane with bear-scare-flare in right hand--much more useful than the rifles Art shot of life boat and hill This. This is the life ! Hornsund Have I tricked you?
 If I heard what the red lines are, I've now forgotten This part of the ice sheet is breaking up ! Hornsund Walruses; rare, but we saw lots of them ! Hornsund
 ! Hornsund S checking out the hut abandoned by Odd-Ivar Ruud several years ago Along the shore of Hornsund At the hot spring, she seeks sea shells by the seashore  An egg left lying around; tapered so it won't fall off nesting shelves
 ! Hornsund There goes some of that fuel we bunkered in Tromsø Danny edits the expedition's photo journal
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