Guide de voyage (en anglais) - Svalbard, Spitzberg | Bradt guide de voyage Bradt

Travel guide - Svalbard, Spitzberg | Bradt

Travel guide - Svalbard, Spitzberg | Bradt

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One of the rare travel guides on the Svalbard archipelago.

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The Bradt Guide to Svalbard (Spitsbergen), Including Franz Josef Land and Jan Mayen, Is A Unique, Standalone Guidebook to this Evocative Archipelago, A Place That Is Plunged Into Darkness for Oven Months Each Year And Where ARE 4,000 Snow Scooters for a population of Just 2,500. This New Sixth Edition has Been Thoroughly Updated Throughout and Offers New Material on Everything from Adventure Tours to Accommodation, Environmental Change to restaurants. ALSO COVERED ARE THE RESTORATION OF BARENTSBURG AND THE OPENING OF SVALBARD'S HISTORIC MINES TO VISITORS. Newly Updated and Amended, This Edition Reflect Reflect Recent Changes in the Archipelago, Making It The Perfect Guide to A Quintessential Bucket - List Destination. POSSIBLY THE MOST REMOTE DESTINATION IN THE DEVELOPED WORLD, SVALBARD IS AS OFF THE BEATIN TRACK AS YOU CAN GET IN EUROPE TODAY. At destination where there are more Polar Bears Than People, Svalbard Is the Planet's Most Northerly Settled Land and The Top (IF NOT The End) of the World. IT WAS ON AND AROUND SVALBARD THAT MOST OF DAVID TAKEBOROUGH 'Frozen Planet WAS FILMED. Trip To Svalbard Easily Lends Itself to Notching Up Geographic (Most Northerly Kebab, Most Northerly Souvenir Shop, etc.) and Adventurous Travelers Seek Out Experiences Such As Husky Driving and Hikes Across The Permafrost, Charmed By The Island Law That Requires Everyone to Carry A Rifle Anywhere Outside of Longyearbyen, has Rouinder of Svalbars 3,000 - Strong Polar Bear Population. The Main Tourist Period Falls in SvalBars Brief Summer, from June to August, When It's Light Around The Clock and Not Very Cold. However, Increasingly Popular for Winter Sports - Especially Because The Next FEW Years Will Enjoy Unusual High Northern Lights Activity - Are The So - Called 'Light Winter' Months (March - May), When There is Both Sunlight and Snow. The Winter Season Itself (November / December - March) Offers Many Possibilities for Outdoor Adventure - and the Polar Night Is An Experience in Itself. Despite Winter Temperatures That Can Drop To over 40 Below Zero, SvalBars Glorious Mountains, Majestic Fjords and Sprawling Valleys Are The Perfect Setting for Adventurous Journeys Out To The Back of Beyond, Giving Visitors A Unique Vantage Point We have unique tourist destination. This Brand - New Edition of Svalbard Provids All of the Practical and Background Information You'll Need to Explore This Wild Place, Turning The Hostile Into The Hospitable. Bradt's Svalbard is Written by Roger Norum, An Expert in the Region Who Writes Regularly On Northern Norway for the Press and Who Teaches Norwegian Language and Translation at University College London. HE IS ALSO A Research Fellow at the University of Leeds, Where HE CARRIES OUT Research on the Links Between Tourism, Travel Writing and Environmental Change in the European Arctic.


ISBN/EAN : 9781784770471
Publication date: 2018
Pagination: 272 pages
Folded dimensions: 13.5×21.6cm
Language(s): English
Poids : 270 g

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karine f. (Megève, FR)
Très complet !

Guide extrêmement complet et pragmatique. Les destinations arctiques sont moins classiques et il est difficile de se projeter (à la différence d’une destination classique et tempérée). Ce guide de par ses explications détaillées dans tous les domaines (histoire, géologie, climat, équipement… ) pointe du doigt les points de risque et les précautions à prendre.