behind the scenes
language: eesti keeles
language: eesti keeles
Exploring the east coast of Greenland
with Aurora Arktika
August 22, 2018
stopover in Reykjavik
It was all supposed to be very different.
August 23, 2018
arrival in Kulusuk
When clouds part a lone giant three-peaked ice block is visible on an endless blue field of water. Later on more of those come into view, all of them on their way to look for warm summer.
August 24, 2018
a day in Kulusuk
Around five dogs start howling. At seven I just loose sleep. Estonian time.
August 25, 2018
from Kulusuk to Tiniteqilaaq
Although Siggi says that I can come to the pier any time before twelve, there is nobody at ten except for the dingy.
August 26, 2018
from Tiniteqilaaq to Comanche bay
Lauri has baked bread in the morning. Awesome.
August 27, 2018
We live the whole day in Comanche bay and explore the Greenland icecap.
August 28, 2018
from Comanche bay to Skjoldungen
Thin sheet of ice parts in front of the ship, squeaking.
August 29, 2018
In the morning everything is calm.
August 30, 2018
We change anchorage and move over to Halvdans fjord.
August 31, 2018
Queen Maria valley
Morning is still windy and initial plan reaches only until breakfast.
September 01, 2018
from Queen Marie valley to Vend Om
Most of the night I can hear the wind coming whining and whistling with a clear intention to overturn the ship.
September 02, 2018
from Vend Om to Umanap Tunorqutaria
Blue sky looks into our rooftop window in the morning.
September 03, 2018
the furthest south
Some drizzle. The plan is same as yesterday.
September 04, 2018
drive back north
I wake up in the night with the word 'experimental sleeping' in my head.
September 05, 2018
from Iqqatteq to Tiniteqilaaq
In the morning we arrive at Iqqatteq village and the boat relaxes.
September 06, 2018
I wake up to weird movement of the ship.
September 07, 2018
from Tiniteqilaaq to Tasiilaq
Tasiilaq is a big town.
September 08, 2018
from Tasiilaq to Kulusuk
September 09, 2018
first day in Kulusuk
It rains and I don't have to go anywhere but still wake up as if breakfast was served at eight.
September 10, 2018
second day in Kulusuk
September 11, 2018
third day in Kulusuk
No rain. Weather is almost good.
September 12, 2018
mountains of Kulusuk
Movie makers have to manage without me today because I've planned a hike up to Isikajia mountain.
September 13, 2018
from Kulusuk to Reykjavik
In the morning me and Carlos eat everything that is still left and clean quickly to make the house ready for winter.
September 14, 2018
the way home