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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
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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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