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Simiut

The land of the polar bear

May 23rd 2023
Another flight gets us back to the west coast and Greenland’s second largest town Sisimiut, a small town centred around a harbour full of fishing boats. Behind the port are the old houses of the original colony, now a museum spread across seven buildings - only four seem to be open. The Colonial Manager's house is the largest, of course, and houses a museum on hunting and fishing, complete with ... read more
North America » Greenland » East Greenland » Tasiilaq

Greenlandic Flag The world's largest island, Greenland is about 81% ice-capped. Vikings reached the island in the 10th century from Iceland; Danish colonization began in the 18th century and Greenland was made an integral part of Denmark in 1953. It joined the Europe... ... read more
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