Svalbard: Prelude to The ArcticPosted August 7, 2015 by twj
August 7, 2015
I arrive at the airport in Longyearbyen.
The evening sky is overcast. The clouds are bright.
A young guide greets me at the airport.
“When does it get dark?” I ask him.
He smiles and responds, “This is as dark as it gets.”
“Wow! I know my geography. I am above the Arctic Circle!”