September 28 This is our last day at sea before reaching Arkhangelsk. More Minke whales were spotted this morning. The end is near. Well, Mother Nature didn’t let us down.…

We had a little bit of rough seas last night, but it is much calmer today. Packing and paperwork are consuming a lot of the expedition members’ time. Scientist Spotlight:…

We are now in the Kara Sea headed southwest for Arkhangelsk trying to avoid an oncoming storm. The weather is blustery and the sea is rough. Everything we loaded and…