Continuation of Cruise. Greenland

by Stuart And Barbara Robertson September. 12, 2018 935 views
This area has many icebergs coming down from a glacier many miles inland on Greenland. The glacier is moving at a vry fast rate and calving off icebergs which are quite huge. They float north from here with the current then south along the east coastof Baffin Island and end up in the North Atlantic.

This area has many icebergs coming down from a glacier many miles inland on Greenland. The glacier is moving at a vry fast rate and calving off icebergs which are quite huge. They float north from here with the current then south along the east coastof Baffin Island and end up in the North Atlantic.

All sizes of icebergs everywhere

All sizes of icebergs everywhere

Many Husky dogs in Sisimiut. Used for sledding in the winter

Many Husky dogs in Sisimiut. Used for sledding in the winter

The village of Sisimiut

The village of Sisimiut

My friend Piita Irniq and his son Ted. Ted was a guide on the cruise and Piita joined us at Pond Inlet for a week. So nice to have time with both of them

My friend Piita Irniq and his son Ted. Ted was a guide on the cruise and Piita joined us at Pond Inlet for a week. So nice to have time with both of them

Colourful houses in Sisimiut and boats everywhere

Colourful houses in Sisimiut and boats everywhere

Dog sleds at the local museum

Dog sleds at the local museum

The harbour at Sisimiut. The fishing industry is obviously very lucrative.

The harbour at Sisimiut. The fishing industry is obviously very lucrative.

Many Fulmars gliding over the waves. A small relative of the albatross

Many Fulmars gliding over the waves. A small relative of the albatross

Entering Sondre Strom fjord, 196 kilometers long. Kangerluusuaq airport is at the end of the fjord, and we flew home from there

Entering Sondre Strom fjord, 196 kilometers long. Kangerluusuaq airport is at the end of the fjord, and we flew home from there

A further 50 kilometers inland from the airport is this glacier flowing down from Greenland’s ice cap which we visited before boarding our flight

A further 50 kilometers inland from the airport is this glacier flowing down from Greenland’s ice cap which we visited before boarding our flight

Still some beautiful and colourful flowers to be found

Still some beautiful and colourful flowers to be found

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Antonio Gil 3 years ago

Amazing landscapes of one of the few pristine places on earth

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Stuart And Barbara Robertson Replied to Antonio Gil 3 years ago

Thank you. Very photogenic place indeed. And still somewhat pristine. The locals work hard to maintain minimal human impact

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