Seamen's Home Sisimiut
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... of the aerodromes until Greenland took sovereignty. However, the buildings maintain the codes, ensuring that they are readable from above. We had passed by the airport by this stage, and were travelling along a glacial river, filled with silt and stones. It is a beautiful day again today. The sky is blue and the water is glinting in the sun, in fact, it is sparkling. Two arctic hares run along the other side of the road, which is made up of ancient rock filled with tundra ...
Officially, this is the last day of our voyage through the Northwest Passage, so we need to make the best of it. I had breakfast with an astronaut this morning........ What an honour it was to be able to chat to him about the moon landings. This is one of the highlights of this wonderful trip that I will not forget. This morning, we had a briefing on the disembarkation procedures for tomorrow, and were given an hour to pack our suitcases. I decided to use the ...
... for the cruise ship that anchors just off the harbour; an extremely busy time for all as they cope admirably with a full complement of 450 passengers coming in and going out.
One place we hadn’t visited before was the local Museum, a well-worth stop giving the history of the base and the museum building. Originally built by the United States, the airfield was called Bluie W8 (between the years 1941-1950). It was briefly handed over to Denmark but ...
... We sang Happy Birthday, as you do, which seemed appreciated! The little Granddaughters were dressed in their “Frozen” dresses, complete with sparkly-heeled shoes and tiaras! We descended the road back to town, passing the new, white picket-fenced, cemetery on the way, hoping to make it back in time to visit the local supermarket - we failed by 8 minutes. Domestic chores took up the afternoon hours including short use of the expensive internet access. ...
... radio contact with Iceland – thanks guys.
It was rush hour at Kulusuk and somehow we had delayed the descent on an inbound Flugfelag aircraft from Reykjavik – sorry. He had to complete an orbit to lose height. The sights of the sea ice, more extensive than we had previously seen, huge icebergs off the coast and towering ragged peaks, were truly a WOW factor. The views were all too short lived as this time we were going to cross the icecap direct to ...