August 29th at 6:30 am, At 66 degree 33 minutes 46.9 seconds North we are just on the Arctic circle . The temperature is slowly getting warmer.
An Ancient Greek philosopher, Aristotle, wrote a long time ago: “they are three kinds of men: the dead, the living and those at sea.” In Brittany, we have a modern way of saying this old quote:
Baffin Bay is a huge bay far-out north in the Canadian arctic with a lot of ice floating around. Baffin Bay, the crossing of many challenges
July 22nd. A great sleep that night… Our protected bay is quiet and peaceful with our boat safely hooked on a good holding ground. After drifting alone on the Arctic Ocean or nesting in the ice-field during the earlier days, an appreciated change from our constant “night” watches.
Our next guests cancelled. I am now alone with Eric. Not a bad deal as a consensus is easy to reach!
In Aasiaat , days ago, a fisherman recommended a remote and beautiful place out of the tourists stampede pouring out of the cruise-ships into the most popular Greenland destinations. And he added : “the best place to be if you want to see whales”. Continue reading “Whales in Illumanate (9)”