We made it!

Go to Greenland. Do it. Book it now. That is all we’ve got to say after day 1.

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Clear skies from Reykjavik to Nuuk, we were hopping from one side of the plane to the other with cameras on fire, unable to process the beauty © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Butter your eyeballs on these babies © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Or this © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

The exhibition has landed © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Meet our wizard of a guide, Najâraq Egede… © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

…and her powerhouse of a mum, Amalie © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Some people can look at whales while they do their dishes… © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Amalie’s hands are never idle. These are called qungasequt and are part of  the children’s national costume © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Knitting with beads © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Wrist protectors, a relatively new addition to the Greenlandic wardrobe © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Wrist protectors, a relatively new addition to the Greenlandic wardrobe © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

This bead collar, called ‘nuilarmiut’ belonged to Amalie’s mum © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

You can see the collar piece in the 55th wedding anniversary photo © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

A bucket full of cod arrived just as we were leaving © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

The Greenlandic are not afraid of colour © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

This little iceberg will continue its journey with the high tide again © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

A wall of weather arriving for the evening © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

2 comments

  1. Leif Jonsson

    Fantastisk, vilka bilder.

  2. Hilde

    Heilt vidunerlig nydelig! Gleder meg stort til å se portrettene!

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