Ships and Boats, Svalbard - 1 - Quest and Fram Cruise Ships, at dock in Longyearbyen
Longyearbyen is the largest town on Svalbard and has both air and sea ports. It is the starting position each summer for a great many tourist vessels of a range of sizes taking people to see the sights and the wildlife. The Quest can carry up to 53 passengers, the Fram up to 254.
Photo; © Paul Ward - These are pictures from a cruise around Svalbard inside the Arctic Circle in high summer.