Adventure in the Arctic, Svalbard Archipelago - Potluck & Slideshow

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Trip dates: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago only 600 miles from the North Pole, is an area of amazing beauty. Snow capped mountains, magnificent fjords, and massive glaciers provide stunning scenery unlike any other part of the world--except Antarctica. Add to that frequent sightings of polar bears, reindeer, walruses, seals, puffins, and terns; as well as cliffs with thousands of auks, guillemots and kittiwakes; and you end up with an unforgettable experience. Come see photographs and hear story of a trip that Ashok Boghani made to this remote area in the Arctic. He is an award-winning photographer who has previously shared his travel experience in Ladakh with the AMC Boston Slideshow Series.

All slideshows take place at: The AMC Cabot Auditorium, 4 Joy St., Boston, MA 02108. Potluck starts at 6:30pm, slideshow at 7:15pm, doors close at 9:30pm.

Potluck Info: Participation in the potlucks is optional, yet useful for that post-office work hunger. Homemade dishes are welcome, store bought goodies & takeout are equally welcome. Plates, bowls, cups, cutlery, napkins and drink pitchers will be supplied. The auditorium has a kitchen if you need to do any re-warming or prep (stovetop, oven, microwave, sink & fridge). Please bring your own cooking pots if needed for stovetop.


Subway Directions: Take the MBTA to Park Street Station. Walk through the Boston Common uphill towards the State House on Beacon St. To the left of the State House is Joy St; follow Joy St uphill to the AMC Auditorium Building (brownstone), #4 Joy St

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Massachusetts, Boston Area
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Julie LePage

Julie most enjoys leading challenging backpacks as well as fast-paced, full-day ridge traverses in summer and fall in the lesser-travelled corners of NH & ME. In winter she leads day hikes and backpacks in NH & ME and can be found helping out at the Boston Winter Hiking Program. She also coordinates the AMC Boston Slideshow Series & Potlucks at AMC's Joy St Auditorium each month.

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AMC Cabot Auditorium, 4 Joy St, Boston, MA02108
arctic, svlabard, polar, slideshow, potluck
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Boston Visitor Center
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2015-10-04 18:55:58.0
Last updated: 
2016-03-06 14:26:20.08