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The Solar Arctic voyage begins for this Swiss explorer

Science & Technology // June 19, 2015

Raphaël Domjan is on an incredible voyage, crossing the Northwest Passage of the Arctic in a solar powered kayak. He started to navigate the waters in the Arctic Ocean just yesterday.

The Solar Arctic voyage begins for this Swiss explorer

He left his home comforts in Neuchâtel one week ago and has been waiting in Northern Canada for the ice conditions to be right for his passage across.

Katt Cullen caught up with Raphaël before he left Swizterland to find out more about his daring adventure in the Antarctic and the home comforts he'll be missing.

Spoiler alert: there may be BEARS!

Portrait photo by Florence8787

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