Ilulissat winter day tours

13-18 and 25-27 April 2007

Ilulissat is a nice and charming greenlandic town, about 350km north of the arctic circle. For passengers continuing to Qaanaaq, is required to stop here for at least one night, as the flight leaves early in the morning. I take this oppurtunity to hike in and around Ilulissat exploring daily life in Greenland.

Ilulissat dock Ilulissat dock
Ilulissat dock Ilulissat's dock, with small boats parked over the frozen bay.

 

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Ilulissat, Greenland Ilulissat, Greenland
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Ilulissat pictures. The colorful and charming houses in Ilulissat.

 

Danger of dogsledge
"Danger of dogsledge"

 

 

Pisiffik, Ilulissat's biggest supermarket
Pisiffik, Ilulissat's biggest general store.

 

This hostel in Ilulissat, where I've spent two nights, has double bed (optionally can be single) and shared bath.

 

Ilulissat in winter

 

Icefiord Hotel, Ilulissat Icefiord Hotel
Icebergs near Ilulissat, Greenland Icebergs near Ilulissat, Greenland
The cyan building on top-left picture is the Icefiord Hotel, a three star hotel in Ilulissat. On the other iceberg pictures, the panorama visible from the hotel.

 

Ilulissat church Ilulissat church
A church.

 

Snowfall
A colorful entrance during a snowfall.

 

Sermermiut valley, Ilulissat Sermermiut valley, Ilulissat
I take a walk to Sermermiut valley, about 1km from central Ilulissat. At the end of the trail, there are beautiful views on the Icefjord (Kangia), full of majestic icebergs.

 

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Ilulissat Icefiord (or Kangia) The huge icebergs flowing into Ilulissat Icefjord (or Kangia) before going into open sea.

 

Ilulissat, Greenland More pictures of Ilulissat, Greenland.The dogsledge is still the most used means of trasportation by locals during winter.Click HERE to hear the typical sounds throughout Ilulissat's streets.

 

A baby carried in a sledge pulled by a rope.

 

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