"M/S Vistafjord running aground in Spitzbergen 1979" Top 5 Page for this destination Spitsbergen by globetrott
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It was one of the first cruises that I made onboard of M/S Vistafjord in 1979.
The captain wanted to offer something SPECIAL to the passengers :
A fjord, NO OTHER cruise-ships would go to...
...lateron everybody knew why...
We finally went aground on a sandbank...
...but a sandbank is not always sandy, up here , close to the glaciers they are ROCKY
All these pics are made by myself with my Super-8-movie-camera.
It was first transfered to Mini-DV-video and finally scanned for this page....
...so the quality of the pics is not really perfect, but it was a special day and adventure, and I simply wanted to share it
- In a nutshell:The captain promised something special...
Lots of troubles afterwards : The captain lost his job as a captain , but was working in another department for the... more travel advice
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