Sherpa Everest

The Sherpa Everest trip that I was on was just excellent. The Aussies , the leaders, cook, sherpas and porters were the best. I just wish we could have had one more beautiful day in Namche so we could have gone to the Everest Hotel. One of the days we walked through 7-8 inches of snow and unfortunately we did not see the mountains. That was a day to remember. The next day it was unbelievably clear in Namche but we had to start our return towards Lukla. All in all, it was great trip.

I was amazed how well I did on the Sherpa Everest trip and I believe the Aussies and the leader were amazed too. I believe it was the way the sherpas lead us up the hills. A nice slow and steady pace along with staying in Namche for two days. Keep up the good work.

Evan Klofach | USA
 
 

Lofoten Orca Voyage

The Lofoten Orca voyages take place in the northern autumn, when the days are getting shorter in northern Norway. The autumn colours will be beautiful during the day time and at night, we will hope to admire the spectacular Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights). This is a wonderful introduction to coastal Norway and the beautiful fjords, islands and wildlife in this region. In the second half of October and in November we have good chances to see Orca, that scour these fjords to hunt for Herring. We shall also enjoy the area on foot with walks to view Stone Age petroglyphs, Sea Eagles, and historical villages such as Kabelvaag and Henningsvaer - the 'Norwegian Venice'. Our small group of 20 passengers will sail aboard the basic but comfortable schooner, the Noorderlicht. Manned by a skilled crew and expert naturalist/expedition leader, this voyage involves some participation with the handling of sails, taking the helm or being on watch during the night. The Lofoten voyages are dependent on the weather and the sea conditions, therefore the itinerary is only an outline.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Embark Lodingen
DAYS 2/3 Tysfjord and Hellemobotn
DAY 4 Sail into Leiknes
DAYS 5/6 Cruise to Skrova and on to Henningsvaer
DAY 7 Continue our voyage back to Lodingen via Hustadgaard
DAY 8 Disembark Lodingen where trip concludes

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Trip Code: LOF
Trip Grading: Discovery & Cruising
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Cruising
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Next Trip:  30 October 2014
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price: US$2100 Inside Twin 2014
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