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The Scale of Greenland

The Scale of Greenland

Natural Habitat Adventures September 21, 2017 0

When I describe my Greenland adventure to friends and family, the thing I find most difficult to convey is the scale of Greenland. The general scale of the Earth is always sometimes that strikes

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On Land in Greenland: A Photo Essay

On Land in Greenland: A Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 12, 2017 0

Because Greenland is the largest island in the world, it makes sense that many people’s travels there are boat-based, as mine were four years ago. There is little infrastructure: roads are rare, and places

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Amongst the Icebergs of Greenland

Amongst the Icebergs of Greenland

Natural Habitat Adventures September 1, 2017 0

Icebergs, fjords, whales and wind. Jagged peaks, glacial runoff, freezing waters, and the infamous Greenland icecap. There is no doubt that East Greenland is an enigma—a land of harsh landscapes, brilliant vistas and exceptionally

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New Year’s 2017: Should “Auld” Acquaintance Be Forgot? I Think Not.

New Year’s 2017: Should “Auld” Acquaintance Be Forgot? I Think Not.

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 27, 2016 0

Traditionally, throughout the world on New Year’s Eve, we all join in the singing of “Auld Lang Syne.” The song, whose title roughly translates as “for old times’ sake,” is appropriate for the end

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A Greenland Fish Tale | Olaf’s Corner

A Greenland Fish Tale | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver November 28, 2016 0

A successful tourist season at our East Greenland Base Camp was over. With all packed up, we bid goodbye to our wonderful Greenland staff and were ready for the homebound flight after another magic

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Think You’re Finished with Camping? I Thought I Was…Till I Discovered a Whole New Approach!

Think You’re Finished with Camping? I Thought I Was…Till I Discovered a Whole New Approach!

Ben Bressler October 21, 2016 0

Dear Friends, I’m not saying my backpacking days are over, but I will share with you that at this point in my life, I do favor a soft mattress and cotton bed sheets over

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