Month: February 2020

Huge icebergs in Disko Bay - Sarfaq Ittuk - West Greenland

Sarfaq Ittuk – Day 5 – Sisimiut – Ilulissat

On the final day on board Sarfaq Ittuk, I awoke to the ship pulling into Aasiaat (population = 3164). Greenland’s 5th largest town is located on an archipelago of low islands and is the only place I’ve been in Greenland that doesn’t have a mountain standing over it! Given I would be returning to Aasiaat …

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Approaching Arsuk settlement in South Greenland

Sarfaq Ittuk – Day 2 – Sailing along the south-west coast

I woke up to grey skies, low clouds, and a not insignificant ocean swell. Fortunately, it takes quite a lot to make me seasick! Arsuk with Sarfaq Ittuk Our first port for the day was the small settlement of Arsuk – population 77 (1 Jul 2019). Our scheduled docking time here was 15 minutes, and …

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