Robert Wolting, first mate of the Arctic expedition sailing ship Noorderlicht, returns in a Zodiac boat from reconnoitring a landing on Alkhornet mountain in Spitsbergen, Norway. Photo: Tessa Chan

Arctic sailing gets tourists up close with nature and melting glaciers between Norway and the North Pole

Welcome to no-man’s-land. The world’s northernmost township with a permanent population, Longyearbyen in the Svalbard archipelago, is gaining in popularity as a gateway to the icy north for sailing tours

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Robert Wolting, first mate of the Arctic expedition sailing ship Noorderlicht, returns in a Zodiac boat from reconnoitring a landing on Alkhornet mountain in Spitsbergen, Norway. Photo: Tessa Chan
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