Greenland

Passion

Passion

From the Finnish side of Lapland, in the Sámi homeland, at -43C, this image comes from our friend @rezphotography. You’ve got to see his work to understand the passion he has for the aurora! (Plus he just won Third Prize at the prestigious “Prix de la Photographie Paris” (PX3) for some of his work.) We met…

Join us

Join us

Elias fishes everyday in the waters where he lost his family. When he told me about it, I could hardly believe my ears. You’ll get a link to the story we’ve produced about him by subscribing to our quarterly newsletter – now out! You’ll also learn about the Eskimo Ninja, wolverines, and even get a…

Live fully

Live fully

A little midday reading: “Every twenty-four-hour day is a tremendous gift to us. So we all should learn to live in a way that makes joy and happiness possible. We can do this. . . I think to myself that this day is a day to live fully, and I make a vow to live…

The Telegraph recommends Meet the North

The Telegraph recommends Meet the North

Check out #12 on this list of “13 Amazing Cruises in the Arctic or Antarctic” (we don’t think they’re listed in order). Travel writer Michael Kerr lists Lindblad Expeditions’ Iceland to West Greenland trip which will feature Meet the North this summer. Who lives in the Arctic, and what are their lives like? Lindblad Expeditions…

Sweetness of home

Sweetness of home

I just got home to Ottawa from New York City, and while the view out the plane window wasn’t quite like this (this is East Greenland), I was reminded of both the beauty of the earth from above and the sweetness of coming home. We’re heading north again very soon, so these few days of…

Passionate about tradition

Passionate about tradition

Look at those smiles! I love to meet people so passionate about their work. Pilunnguaq Kleist and Nikoline Kreutzmann teach at Kalaallisuuliornermik Ilinniarfik, the School of National Clothing Education in Sisimiut. They are reviving the elaborate techniques needed to make traditional clothing and empowering their students to make tradition strong again. #meetthenorth #smile #greenland #sisimiut #pashfam…