|M/S Langøysund waiting four the students at 08:30 in Longyearbyen, ready for the trip to Pyramiden.|
|Pyramiden, an abandoned ghost town at nearly 79° North.|
|The main square of Pyramiden, view from the cultural house towards Nordenskiöldbreen.|
|We got a comprehensive introduction to the history of Svalbard and Pyramiden during the trip. Note that the guide is carrying a rifle for safety. A polar bear was recently reported to be seen here. Luckily we did not see it.|
|Discussing space physics on the front deck of M/S Langøysund.|
|Nordenskiöldbreen, a glacier named after the famous Finnish-Swedish arctic explorer, who once was here, too.|
Text and photos: Esa Turunen.