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MS Roald Amundsen Review

4.0 / 5.0
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58 reviews

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Review for MS Roald Amundsen to the Arctic
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Aug 2019
We went on the cruise to see polar bears -- and wonderfully we saw an encou

The Northwest Passage on the MS Roald Amundsen

First Impressions and General Observations

The voyage began well. The Air Greenland flight was uneventful and Hurtigruten personnel were ready at Kangerlussuaq to see us to transportation to the boat. We felt some concern at the dock because it was dark and some of us do need to be careful where we are stepping, but we swiftly and safely boarded the Zodiacs with the help of the expedition crew. That the Amundsen was brilliantly lit with apparently every light in use was a bit spectacular. In retrospect, this would seem to be in contradiction to the energy conservation aspects of the ship, but perhaps a bit of hubris would be expected on a maiden voyage.

Cabin Review

Cabin Outside cabin w/o balconey

Rather luxurious with great double bed, but really far more room than necessary -- we didn't go on the cruise to stay in a cabin. Semi-functional television.

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