MartynC (pendlemac) wrote,

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The people in the story here were damned lucky.

When we went to Svalbard on the cruise we didn't get anywhere near as close as the images in the video feed seems to show. ( Admittedly we were on a bigger ship. )

The question has to be 'What the hell was the captain playing at?' given the evidence from a similar cruise 3 weeks ago seems to imply that they went in much closer than most folk do in inflatables which can quickly get away.

Talking it over with dad we think he's bumped the ice and triggered the fall.

One other point is that we were up on the North-West of the island, this incident occurred in the South-Eastern part.

  • Let's see if this works!

    Been going back through LJ posts and, as it's now 10 years and a few days since I got a permanent account, I thought I'd try the iOS app.

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    About to head off to the festival at Reading. Should be fun in all the rain!

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    Well, that's the work / life disconnect completed. All work bozos off FB and Twitter. ( I think there may be one left on here but I can't be arsed…

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