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A high-Arctic wildlife smorgasbord awaits travellers to Spitsbergen. Our adventure cruise editor, Roderick Eime, fills his plate to overflowing.
Over there on the iceberg: about 100 metres,” calls Judd Hill, our sea guide, in a loud whisper. “Where?!” I respond with less restraint and more volume. “There: he’s looking at us now,” Hill replies.