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Svalbard - Gateway to the North Pole

Posted May 14, 2011
Even if you don't have the guts to hike the remaining 850 km to the North Pole, a few days in Svalbard will be an unforgettable experience. There are at least 500 polar bears on the main islands of Svalbard. In winter their roaming area is very large and you may not see any. In summer, when there is much less ice and snow, there is a bigger chance to see them. READ MORE...