Hotel Avannaa

Nuussuataap Aqq. 2, Ilulissat, 3950, Greenland | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $187.00
 

Travel Blogs from Ilulissat

ICEBERG! (“Lettuce” entertain you)

A travel blog entry by wareameye on Aug 02, 2013

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We leave Iceland on a gorgeous sunny day, and it isn't long before we are flying over a huge cloud bank. We can only imagine what cold weather we are flying into, but we are soon in for a huge delight. Our flight aboard a prop plane (Dash 8) lasts about 3 hours, and towards the end the mountains and icebergs of eastern Greenland appear through the …

ARCTIC CIRCLE, Greenlands Glaciers - August

A travel blog entry by rtauck

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... have archaeologists opening 1000 AD Viking legends anew; that I hope to learn about on this voyage.


Did you know? Northeast Greenland National Park is the largest national park in the world. The vast majority of Greenland is Icecap, one-fifth of the worlds ice. More on the impact and rate of climate change; in a following blog post. We see a small ribbon of green and autumn colored tundra - treeless -- along ...

Leviathans of the Deep

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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... a sharply-banking airplane as we veer left and right to avoid the ice. There are times the pilot must come to a crawl to avoid damaging his hull or his propeller, and other times when he roars ahead even with the terrifying sight of icebergs dead ahead.
After an hour of threading our way north through icebergs from Ilulissat (past the village of Oqaatsut), we reach the waters where we are sure ...

Dinner in Oqaatsut Village

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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After two days of long and strenuous activities, we have a relaxing day today with free time up until 4:15pm. We have a leisurely breakfast, and then most of us walk into town to do some shopping. Our adventure today is a one hour boat cruise through the icebergs to the small whaling village of Oqaatsut. There are strict quotas on whaling now, so the village has developed other means of support with government assistance. Whale is on the menu for ...

Hike to a Lake and Return to Civilization

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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The cook has made a fabulous breakfast this morning of crepes topped with chocolate and jams, with some fresh fruit and eggs and bacon with a selection of cereals. There are also some leftovers from last night to sample. We check out of the cabins by 10am since they must be readied for the people on the next boat arriving at 2pm, which ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Nuussuataap Aqq. 2, Ilulissat, is near Ilulissat Icefjord and Kangia Fjord.
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