In Auf Nordlandfahrt, the historian Sandra Walser tells the story of Hans Beat Wieland, a swiss painter that joins the first touristic journey to the northern polar ice. The ship was chartered by Wilhelm Bade in 1896. The reader will follow this journey with it's many stops, stories and curiosities. One of the highlights is the visit at Salomon August Andrées camp in the north of Spitzbergen, who is preparing the discovery of the north pole with a balloon.
167 x 248mm