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Spitsbergen Travel Guide: 26 reviews and 220 photos

Svalbard

Spistbergen is the main island in a group of islands called Svalbard. Svalbard is a part of the Arctic. There are 3 main "towns"; Longyearbyen has app1900 inhabitants, Barentsburg has app. 300 and Ny-Ålesund has about 100 during summer and 19 during winter.

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  • Pros:Climate
  • Cons:Climater
  • In a nutshell:A totally different world. Another dimension. Paradise - look, but don't touch.
  • Last visit to Spitsbergen: Jul 2002
  • Intro Written Sep 27, 2002
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  • dannebro's Profile Photo
    Jan 12, 2003 at 8:48 PM

    nice !

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Dec 22, 2002 at 1:08 PM

    Whale-gaspacchio is a must ! How about polar-bear-goulasch or " rendeer à la mode du chef " ?? A great start for a Spitzbergen-page - I'll be back !

  • Oct 25, 2002 at 2:48 PM

    More pictures here!
    I invite you to my
    Web about Spitsbergen
    http://www.spitsbergen.cjb.net You can find some rely inspiring pictures there and
    There are also lot of links to other Svalbard pages
    plus a Svalbard chat board
    Stay cool/ Stefan

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