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The same iceberg seen over a week in Qasigiannguit

This iceberg, may 30 to 40 meters in height, stood just outside of Qasigiannguit for a week, drifting East, West , North or South with the winds.
One of the larger parts of it was to break away (see photo #5-) and we stood on the shore for about two hours. Finally clouds came in, the light wasn’t good anymore to take photographs, cold wind began to feel a bit frisky, and so we left around 9:40.
The iceberg crashed at 10:05…
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Living in Greenland

Greenland’s inhabitants are habituated to the harsh climate.
They have their place in a society, where stress of everyday life is, if not absent, at least less present than in densely populated areas of Europe or the US.

And if there is work to be done, it will be done. But there is no hurry…

But there is also time for fun and joy…

Icebergs – monochrome

Kangia – the Icefiord is easily accessible from Ilulissat.
Either you’ll hike the yellow marked trailor you’ll choose to go out with a local boat or even take a short trip on board of a a Diskoline ferry, you’ll come across some marvellous views…

Métro de Paris

Underground stations in Paris: overcrowded most of the time, you need to visit the underground after 10:00 p.m.

Marée Basse

Old piers at low tide…

Ile de la Réunion (color)

A few color prints from Ile de la Réunion (October 2016)

Ile de la Réunion (monochrome)

Some monochrome pictures from Ile de la Réunion

Sledge Dogs waiting for next Winter

Every town, every village has its own sledge dog area(s), where the dogs spend lazy days chained near their huts.


Apparently, once they feel some snow under their claws, taking them out for two to three days for 10 kilometres is enough to get them in perfect form to bring a sledge a distance of 35 km…

It’s amazing!