Silver Cloud in Húsavík

It was very busy this morning here in Húsavík, as the cruiseship Silver Cloud is paying us a visit. I went out together with captain Óli and assistant guide Oddvar on a special trip with 35 cruiseship passengers on our sailing schooner Haukur.The weather was beautiful, conditions were almost perfect and it did not take…

Bjössi x 3

Yesterday we got a very pleasant visit from a small polar bear called Bjössi who is travelling around Iceland posing for pictures in many of the beautiful places you can find here. When he saw our boat Bjössi Sör he really wanted his picture taken with it and when he heard the story behind the…

A fin whale or not?

This morning it was a really nice, calm weather and we didn’t travel for long when the crew on Bjössi Sör called us to say they saw a minke whale. We were on Haukur not far from them and headed directly towards them. When I had seen it a couple of times I started having…

Morning trip on Garðar

Today my first trip was on Garðar with captain Einar. The weather was really nice and we sailed over the bay towards Víknafjöll were the minke whales have been staying the last few days. We saw a few minke whales and managed to get quite close to some of them before the time was up…