Tag Archives: Greenland

Monday, September 26

Kangerlussuaq – Sondrestrom Fjord 66°57’N  50°57’W -3°C 2 knot winds We anchored at the head of Sondrestrom Fjord. Bags are packed and left outside our cabin doors to be picked up and delivered to the dock where we’ll catch the … Continue reading

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

  En route to Sismiut 67°35’N  54°09’ W 1°C  / 33°F Light winds, four knots Cloud cover, chance of rain Sunrise 7:58, Sunset 19:23 We were woken at 02:00 with a quiet announcement that the northern lights were visible, but … Continue reading

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

En route to Ilulissat 69°13’N  51°36’W -3°C / 25°F Four km winds from the north Partial cloud Sunrise 7:14, Sunset 19:16 “It is better to travel alone than with a bad companion,” announced Stefan Kindberg at our 07:00 wake up … Continue reading

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Friday, September 23

Karat Fiord 71°24’N   54°2’W -4°C / 38°F Partial cloudy Sunrise at 07:14, sunset at 19:25 It was a very early wake up, 06:30, but we planned to go ashore and explore Karat Fjord early. We sailed past towering icebergs during … Continue reading

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Latitude: 71˚38′ N      Longitude: 55˚66′ W Speed: 10 knots          Wind: 9.8 knots Temperature: 5˚C (41˚F) Our 7:30 wake-up call is given in Swedish, followed by an English translation. We can see Greenland but won’t arrive for several hours. We … Continue reading

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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Latitude: 69˚21′ N      Longitude: 51˚10′W Speed: 12.2 knots       Wind: 4.6 knots Temperature: 2.2˚C (35.9˚F) A staff bazaar was held after breakfast in the dining room.  This was a nice opportunity for passengers to purchase books, CDs, carvings, prints, and … Continue reading

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Latitude: 67˚30′ N      Longitude: 54˚30 ′ W Speed 12.6 knots        Wind 12. 6 knots Temperature: 3.3˚C (37.9˚F) We anchor near Assasotaq, a coastal ghost town or village. Hardly a village or even a hamlet, just a sparse collection of … Continue reading

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