Ilulissat day tour

August 14th-22nd, 2001

Day tours in and around ilulissat, including a boat cruise in the Ice Fjord in front of majestic icebergs and hike to the old settlement in Sermermiut valley where there is also an ancient Eskimo cemetery

Ilulissat, Greenland
Ilulissat seen from the road to the airport.

 

Ilulissat, Greenland Ilulissat, Greenland
Ilulissat, Greenland Ilulissat, Greenland
Ilulissat, Greenland Ilulissat, Greenland
Ilulissat, Greenland Ilulissat is a beautiful town with many colorful houses.

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Ilulissat, Greenland Iceberg, Greenland
Ilulissat, Greenland I join a boat tour out in the fjord, from where there is a nice view of Ilulissat.

 

Iceberg cruise, Greenland
Iceberg cruise, Greenland Iceberg cruise, Greenland
Ilulissat icefjord, Greenland Ilulissat icefjord, Greenland
Just a few miles outside the town, there is the impressive Icefjord, where many huge icebers released from one of the most productive glacier of the world, are searching for a way to the open sea. Some iceberg is big like an hill.

 

Ilulissat icefjord, Greenland Ilulissat icefjord, Greenland
Ilulissat icefjord, Greenland This is the historical site of the old town. Above, a beautiful iceberg on a beach and a view toward Icefjord.

 

Eskimo tent
On the left, the remains of the "foundations" of an ancient tent. On the right, animal bones, probably trashed away by the old people, after eating the meat.

 

Eskimo cemetery
Eskimo cemetery Eskimo cemetery
The old Eskimo cemetery, made by a huge pile of stones. Bones and skulls are everywhere between the stones.

 

Eskimo cemetery

 

Ilulissat at midnight, in mid-August.

 

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