Many things have changed in the north, and wildlife has definitely been affected by climate change and other pressures, but sailing close to a pod of humpback whales is still one of the most incredible of life’s experiences.
Arctic Voyage 2011
Greenland, though very cosmopolitan in so many ways, is still the remote north, making compasses and electronic charting less reliable.
Arrival at Aasiaat, Greenland brings back memories of a winter visit in 2010…that trip utilized airplanes and skis, though home was still a sailboat.
This is the first post describing our Arctic science trip on “Morgan’s Cloud” in 2011, starting with our arrival in Nuuk, Greenland, where we found a lot of changes from our first visit 16 years ago.