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Posted on Monday 4 September 2017

  By Ross HOWATSON   Our last day on the ship was a good one, Eternity Fjord turned on a great day for us with the weather cooperating and a good brisk hike over the glacial moraine before a zodiac ride along the terminal face of the glacier before returning to the Le Soléal.   [...]

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Posted on Monday 4 September 2017

  By Dimitri ZVER   Today, we spend the entire day in Ilulissat, where we arrived the evening before. The city in located at the mouth of a long fjord. It is filled with ice coming from a huge glacier, 75km up the fjord. Several excursions are offered to the passengers: One of them is [...]

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Posted on Monday 4 September 2017

  By Louise GRATTON   We have been at sea since yesterday afternoon. We left from Nuuq, to follow the coast of Greenland. On our way and for the outmost pleasure of the passengers, humpback whales and fin whales joined us part for a while. We are just arriving in Ilulisat, welcomed by the incredible [...]

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Posted on Monday 4 September 2017

  By Alice KHELIFA-GASTINE   In the morning we arrive in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland. The visibility is far better than the day before: the fog has finally disappeared. The colored houses and buildings of Nuuk surround the harbor, where the Soleal docks. The morning is dedicated to the visit of the national museum. [...]

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Posted on Monday 4 September 2017

  By Christophe GOURAUD   We woke-up this morning in the beautiful Arsuk Fjord. Shortly after breakfast we landed in a former mine at Ivittuut. This ghost town is built around an 80m-deep cryolite quarry which is nowadays filled with water. Cryolite supplies ran for a century until 1987 and was used to melt aluminium [...]

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