“Sunday in Ilulissat, Greenland…only one restaurant open which is fully booked and only one bar open that doesn’t do snacks plus shops closed. Only one type of beer in town so that will be my liquid dinner and looks like I won’t eat til I get to Iceland about 24 hours from now. I planned for lots of problems but not a lack of food. Wish me luck cos I’m going to need it!” Continue reading “Greenland: The Last Stop”
After my fabulous scenic flight over the ice cap I had to once again try to navigate the small yet somehow confusing airport of Kangerlussuaq. I was flying to Nuuk in order to catch the Arctic Umiaq ferry up the coast to Ilulissat, a 2-night trip with a handful of short stops on the way. Continue reading “Greenland: Ferry to the Ice Giants”
My journey to Greenland glamorously began with a trip to the lavatory in July 2007. Whilst waiting to use one on a Virgin Atlantic Airbus I happened to look out the exit door window to find a beautiful landscape far below of rocky mountain peaks, numerous fjords and vast sea fields of huge icebergs. I wondered how I’d missed this scene before as this wasn’t exactly the first time I’d crossed the Atlantic and I haven’t seen it since.