Our very first landing was in the evening at Ny Alesund
Our last day in Swanage in January 2022
On our last full day we went to Swyre Head and walked to Kimmeridge Village with a great view looking down on Clavell’s Tower.
Fjords in June on P&O Iona: Haugesund and the North Sea
Our last port was Haugesund before Iona sailed back down the North Sea to Southampton
Isle of Wight in March 2022- Bembridge Harbour and back to Portsmouth
On our last full day we walked the coastal path to Bembridge Harbour and best of all I caught a glimpse of HMS Queen Elizabeth as our ferry entered Portsmouth Harbour
Second of three days around Swanage in January 2022
On our second day we walked along Swanage Bay, visited the pier and visited Lulworth Cove.
Fjords in June on P&O Iona: Hellesylt and Geiranger Fjord
The scheduled visit to Geiranger had been cancelled and so our next port was instead Hellesylt. We did get a sail-by of the Seven Sisters waterfalls before leaving the fjord.
Isle of Wight in March 2022 – The Needles
On our second day we visited The Needles, Alum Bay and St Catherine’s Oratory as well as Bembridge Windmill
The first of three days in Swanage in January 2022
Our stay in Swanage in Winter was prompted by all the difficulties of travel because of Covid, on the way there we stopped at Corfe Castle.
Oslo and Svalbard on Hurtigruten: 23rd June 2022 – Afternoon in Longyearbyen
In the afternoon in Longyearbyen, we had an organised Hurtigruten tour before joining MS Spitsbergen later in the afternoon.
Oslo and Svalbard on Hurtigruten: 23rd June 2022 – Morning in Longyearbyen
After one night in the Radisson Blue hotel in Longyearbyen we had Covid checks, did a wander and then a “mandatory bus tour before joining MS Spitsbergen.