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Amazing Stories FROM Spitsbergen

We have plenty of them.
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Work and holiday at Nordenskiöld

This summer we had a team of volunteers helping to renovate the lodge. It was a true work and holida...

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Dugnad - volunteer work

Dugnad is a Norwegian word, meaning the collective help from a group of volunteers. This has been st...

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Coal rush to Spitsbergen

If the gold rush to Alaska was a big step to the unknown, exploring Spitsbergen’s mining opportuniti...

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Chasing Dreams

As a young man, free in the world and able to choose your own path, it is often a desire to earn bit...

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Be a musher your-self!

There is no better way to travel across the frozen tundra than on a husky-drawn sled. With no engin...

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MODERNITY MEETS WILDERNESS

Longyearbyen is a strange mix of Arctic nature and modern technology. Here you can find both high sp...

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The Frozen North

Nordenskiöld – a pioneer in the dawning of environmental awareness

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An entire life as a trapper on the island of Svalbard

Trappers went north with dreams of the big catch, the free life, and adventure in the vast wilderne...

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"We can do it"

These were the words of Halvor Bakke - the mind behind the wonderful interiors and the tremendous tr...

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St Olavs Rose

In summer 2013 Isfjord Radio was awarded the St Olav’s Rose – a hallmark of Norwegian Heritage.

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The City Abandoned at the world's end

Three hours by plane to Svalbard, then three hours by open boat, and you find yourself in the northe...

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A voyage of flavours

Smoked seal, whale, halibut with roe butter and reindeer sausage. Most of the meat here is hunted by...

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Afternoon tea in Barentsburg

Barentsburg, the next-door neighbour of Isfjord Radio and the only remaining Russian settlement on S...