One of the unique things about travel to Greenland is the opportunity to meet the locals and learn about the culture. The Inuit culture is fascinating and very few people really know much about it. We didn’t know a lot ourselves before visiting this polar country, and have now come away with a better understanding and respect for the people… Read More
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It was something we were dead set against before traveling to Greenland. We heard the whaling debates on the news here in Canada. The Inuit had fought for the right to continue hunting whale while the rest of us sat back in our cozy homes eating fast food, judging their right to continue their ‘tradition.’ That’s how we understood it…. Read More
It was the first day that we’d be able to get on the water in Greenland but Dave and I were torn. We had to make a decision at 7:00 pm the night before our landing in Ilulissat Greenland to see the specatular Ilulissat Icejford. Ilulissat Greenland The expedition team had planned a sunrise walk staring at 5:00 am. We’d… Read More
We all know that Iceland is the land of fire, ice and water. Whenever someone speaks of the country, they always mention its famous thermal baths. Well, Greenland has a thermal bath or two itself. Whenever we tell people that we just returned from Greenland, they say to us “Did you know Greenland is white and Iceland is Green?” As… Read More
Our Greenland Explorer expedition started from Canada’s national capital. I never really considered just how close Greenland was, but after learning that we’d be flying direct from Ottawa to Sondre Stromfjord it all became clear. We learn so much every time that we travel. You can read all the books you want or watch all the news and documentary programs… Read More