Poseidon Expeditions Blog - Posts with tag "Greenland"

Behind the scenes on a polar expedition ship



Although I don’t normally write blogs in the first-person narrative, traveling aboard the Sea Spirit on an Arctic cruise for the first time has become a personal adventure that I wanted to share.

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The Inuit of Greenland - Just don't call them Eskimos!


Inuit comprise the majority of Greenland

Of Greenland's estimated total population of 58,000, 88% are Inuit. The balance of the population is mostly Danish. Although these indigenous people are collectively known as Inuit, most of these Greenlanders are broken down in to three sub-groups: Inughuit, Tunumiit, and Kalaallit. Each has their own language or dialect, but for practical reasons most are bilingual, speaking both Danish and Kalaallisut.

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4 Western Greenland attractions you must see


The birthplace of icebergs...

An ice sheet covers 80 percent of Greenland's land mass. One would think there wouldn't be much else to see, but if you plan wisely, there are tremendous West Greenland offers a world of arctic adventures and a once in a lifetime journey.

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5 reasons to visit Greenland


There’s an old maxim that Iceland is green and Greenland is ice. While this for the most part may be true about Greenland, it’s only half the story.

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