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travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Lindblad Expeditions Natl Geographic Explorer

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This expedition ship was built in 1982 as the Midnatsol for Norwegian Coastal Express service. She was enlarged seven years later.

For a short time she became the Lyngen before being taken on by Lindblad and completely rebuilt from a passenger-cargo long-distance ferry to a highly sophisticated expedition ship in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, into the National Geographic Explorer. She re-entered service in June 2008.

Lindblad has partnered with the National Geographic Society to provide a to...

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