Celebrating Christmas in Norway on Hurtigruten’s Finnmarken

Finnmarken is one of Hurtigruten’s 11 ships that sail year-round along the Norwegian coast, round trip 12 days from Bergen to Kirkenes, making some 65 port calls ranging from 15 minutes to more than four hours. The 2002-built, 15,690-ton Finnmarken can accommodate up to 740 passengers in staterooms and another 250-day passengers, as well as cargoContinue reading “Celebrating Christmas in Norway on Hurtigruten’s Finnmarken”

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MS Marco Polo Runs Aground in Norway

Cruise ship MS Marco Polo has run aground with 750 passengers on board while manoeuvring to anchor near Leknes in Norway’s northern Lofoten Islands. Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV), a passenger shipping company headquartered in Essex, UK  informed that due to adverse wind conditions experienced by their cruise ship MS Marco Polo when approaching herContinue reading “MS Marco Polo Runs Aground in Norway”

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Top tips for an adventure at sea Fancy unleashing your inner Sir David Attenborough or Bear Grylls? Here are our top tips for going off the beaten track… TOP TIPS FOR THE FROZEN PLANET Only 100 passengers are allowed to land at one time on Antarctica, so small ships are best.Go in November/December to see penguinsContinue reading

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