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Dryas at Botanikerbugt

One of my favourite arctic plants is the mountain dryas
Floating Cities...

September 18th 2015
“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 th ... read more
North America » Greenland » East Greenland

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
1st October 2015

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.

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