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From: MS Nordstjernen cruise review

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Richard Lagoon

The Richardlaguna is home to a large summer colony of male walruses. Unlike Moffen, site of our earlier walrus-watching, the Richard Lagoon was open to shore landings. The PolarCirkel boats dropped us off a good distance from the walruses, and we tiptoed through the pebbles until we were within picture-taking distance.

Walruses normally aren't dangerous on land, but the guides insisted that we keep quiet and not disturb the animals during their naps.

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Spitsbergen cruise review and photo diary:
Introduction
The ship: MS Nordstjernen
Cabins
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Crew and guides
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Planning your cruise
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