Escorted Travel - Polar Bears, Narwhales & Belugas - High Arctic
“...When the polar bear opened one eye and then the other, I heard the metallic sound of a bullet being chambered into the barrel of a gun just behind me. The next think I remember is that my camera went on rapid fire as I squeezed off a dozen or so images in a second or two..."
“There were three Inuit guides behind us in full alert aiming at the resting polar bear. Oakley and I were lying on the ice in the late afternoon’s glowing warm light while the Polar Bear, this magnificent animal, was just 20 feet away from us hiding among ice pillars in the heart of the ice desert.