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September 18th 2015
Published: October 1st 2015
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“Swans of weird shape pecked at our planks, a gondola steered by a giraffe ran foul of us, which amused a duck sitting on a crocodile’s head... All the strange, fantastic shapes rose and fell in stately cadence with a rustling, whispering sound and hollow echoes to the seas.” Frank Worsley, Captain of ‘Endurance’ - describing icebergs Anywhere in Greenland is 'out of the way', however, ... Read Full Entry



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Mummified musk oxMummified musk ox
Mummified musk ox

Frozen in time.
Polar Bear at Kap BrewsterPolar Bear at Kap Brewster
Polar Bear at Kap Brewster

Mr Furry Pants is seldom seen in these parts.
RodefjordRodefjord
Rodefjord

Old Devonian Red Sandstone
SegelsallsfjordSegelsallsfjord
Segelsallsfjord

The stripy mountains
SegelsallskapetSegelsallskapet
Segelsallskapet

Spledid fall colours
The Northwest FjordThe Northwest Fjord
The Northwest Fjord

The ice jam and maze for the ship
Western ScoresbysundWestern Scoresbysund
Western Scoresbysund

Glacier near the Volquartboonkyst
IttoqqortoormiitIttoqqortoormiit
Ittoqqortoormiit

Formerly Scoresbysund, this is the only village in the region
Main residential areaMain residential area
Main residential area

In a town of 400 or so.
Polar Bear HidePolar Bear Hide
Polar Bear Hide

Hunting is an important cultural part of the community



1st October 2015
Dryas at Botanikerbugt

Wild, Weird and Wonderful!
Fantastic shapes of the icebergs and dryas, and what an amazing life the natives live. Months of winter darkness and living underground then--everything is so different! Not many trees, so I wonder if they use musk-ox dung for fires in that freezing land? How reassuring that there are still people living in traditional ways--I do hope the sea ice holds, so their way of life, as well as that of the walrus and polar bears can continue.
4th October 2015

Just Wow!
I found myself saying "Wow!" over and over as I clicked through the photos!
4th October 2015

Greenland
We went to Greenland a couple of years ago and had a wonderful time. We are eager to return and you are correct that Greenland is out of the way-- but worth the effort. As always your photography is stunning.
4th October 2015
Arctic Hare

Arctic Hare
Adorable
4th October 2015
Polar Bear at Kap Brewster

Mr Furry Pants
Looks like he owns the place. Excellent photo
5th October 2015
The two Towers

The Two Towers
Not really Tolkienesque but stunning that Nature would exhibit them this way. Love that the flora of this harsh landscape can move you in such a way. Beautiful walk and pics in the gardens of Greenland. Thanks Dave.

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