Seamen's Home Nuuk

PO Box 1021, Nuuk, 3900, Greenland | Hotel
 

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Nuuk at last!

A travel blog entry by rmhtraveller

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... plan for independence from Denmark, and feel that they can now achieve this as more minerals are being found in the country. These minerals will give the people the ability to be less finnancially dependent on Denmark. Housing is expensive, as are most commodities. Nuuk is the largest city in Greenland is only accessible by sea and air.
We visited the cemetery, which overlooks the sea. It is a peaceful, but fairly bleak place. That ...

...actually near Kangaamiut....

A travel blog entry by rmhtraveller

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... to check the lie of the land. Despite the heavy rain, it was decided that we could go out and walk to the base of the glacier – a distance of approximately one kilometre.

Donning the wet weather gear – boots, waterproof outer-clothing, and a number of layers of merinos and fleece, we set out in the zodiacs. It was wet, to say the least, and as we were helped out of the boat in the glacier bay, I realised that I was standing in water up to my ...

Even saw an Arctic Swan

A travel blog entry by rmhtraveller

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... You do not realise how huge these formations are until you are close to them. We were also able to see the variations in the colours – from clear blue to white to dirty grey in parts. We were also able to see the many patterns formed by thousands of years of being subjected to more ice, water, and the sun. It was a wonderful experience to be able to see ...

Greenland - the land that is not green at all!

A travel blog entry by rmhtraveller

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... uneventful, although the captain gained permission from the tower to fly over the glacier so that we would be able to see and to photograph it from the windows of the plane.

After arrival in Kangalussuak, I cleared customs by stepping off the steps of the plane and having the local cop stamp my passport. I boarded a bus and was given a small tour of the town. We were taken to see where ...

Nuuk

A travel blog entry by thejens

... out at the horizon for that elusive puff of air. The scenery was pretty amazing, really rugged, wild and all these Glaciers up high. The captain took us within touching distance of the rocks which was pretty cool. Sadly we saw no whales even on the way back. The weather was pretty dire the whole time so visibility wasn't great either but it was a nice wee trip. We had enough time to then take the bus ...

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