I saw a sort-of sunrise around 9.30. Pink on the eastern horizon and then it got gradually lighter for a while, even some blue sky. In fact, all the trappings of a sunrise . . . except for an actual Sun, which didn't rise.

In Hammerfest it was around freezing, but very little wind, so lovely to tromp around in the snow in the crisp air. Back on the ship by noon and it was getting dark. Beautiful blue Arctic light, cobalt blue fjord, hills covered in snow and the lights of Hammerfest. Beautiful.

Mona Evans
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