Cruising Glacier Fjord and NW Greenland

Aug 18, 2017 - National Geographic Explorer


Today was a day dedicated to polar bear spotting. We were in a body of water that held promise.  

Glacier Fjord is located between the southern and northern coasts of Ellesmere and Devon Island, respectively. After a slow start we approached a ribbon of ice and set our sights on a bear that appeared to be on a kill. The next two hours unfolded as if out of a movie and dominated our conversations long after the dust settled and we steamed north for the northern reaches of our voyage and into the land of large icebergs…

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Eric Guth

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

Eric began work with Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic in 2006 as a means to see the world, work with great photographers and engage his environmental studies degree beyond the classroom. His initial years with the company were spent working the waters of Southeast Alaska and Baja California. His move to the National Geographic Explorer in 2008 helped earn him the experience and knowledge needed to establish himself as a trusted boat handler, naturalist and respected photographer in nearly all the environments Lindblad-National Geographic travels.

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James Napoli

Video Chronicler

Jim was born in rural New England where he quickly developed an appreciation for the outdoors and a love of exploration.  Four years with the U.S. Navy further enhanced his appetite for travel. Always interested in the visual arts, he studied Television at Boston University and Northeast College of Communications, landing his first job in the industry working as an editor at a Boston television station. His wanderlust drew him to a job with two major cruise lines; installing and managing broadcast centers onboard a total of over a dozen ships. He has since moved on to specialize in expedition travel and wildlife productions.  

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