North Greenland

Whale tail on a whale watching trip near Aasiaat

Whale watching in Aasiaat

During Summer, the waters around Greenland are a playground for a large number of whales. Disko Bay, in particular, offers some incredible whale watching experiences, including from the rarely visited town of Aasiaat. Read more about whale watching with the Aasiaat Seamen’s Home at my Whale Safari in Aasiaat blog post at Guide to Greenland. For more information […]

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Huge icebergs in Disko Bay - Sarfaq Ittuk - West Greenland

Sarfaq Ittuk – Day 5 – Sisimiut – Ilulissat

On the final day on board Sarfaq Ittuk, I awoke to the ship pulling into Aasiaat (population = 3164). Greenland’s 5th largest town is located on an archipelago of low islands and is the only place I’ve been in Greenland that doesn’t have a mountain standing over it! Given I would be returning to Aasiaat

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