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On our last day in Greenland we had enough time to go for a final hike, to properly bid it farewell. Much as I love Greenland, I cannot honestly conceive of a scenario in which I would visit again, I mean, without becoming some kind of obsessive weirdo. Read more... )
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I have only one other time, one other place, been so deeply in love with a landscape, and that was the highlands of Scotland, because I, apparently, love a desolate wasteland. This terrain sings to me, it attracts me, captivates me and leaves me longing for....what? I don't know. I clearly could never live here – I would never survive a winter. But the stark, deserted, razorlike beauty just...effects me. It gets me deep down inside where the part of me that identifies beauty lives. I desperately love the landscape of East Greenland. I had no idea what to expect, no idea what I would see or what it would be like here. I certainly didn't know to expect...this.

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Now that I've bared my very soul, back to the travelogue...I loves me a barren, desolate wasteland. I really, really do. )
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Today we took an 8-hour boat ride, we visited a village located on a glacier fjord, then we cruised through the icebergs. But the first thing we saw was a humpback whale:

Motorboating Greenland!! )
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OH MY GOD WE'RE IN GREENLAND!!!

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Today we are in Tasiilaq on the Eastern coast of Greenland. Prop planes, helicopters, icebergs, we got here!! )

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