Whew! In the 6 days since I’ve been back from Greenland, I moved all my stuff from Austin to Dallas, unpacked, and am now getting ready to head to Mexico City tomorrow for Round Two.
As soon as I arrived to Greenland, I sensed it’s a special and magical place on Earth. And immediately knew I had to go back.
Because it’s the largest island in the world that’s not a continent. The stats are vast. Greenland:
- Is 21 times the size of Iceland
- Has an ice sheet three times larger than the size of Texas
- Is covered in 80% ice, which is over a mile thick in some spots
- Has over 27,000 miles of coastline (!!!)
And yet, only 56,000 people live there. At this scale, it would take years to explore the entire country. Though I saw the tiniest sliver, it’s an incredible and challenging environment to explore.
I dare say it’s the most remote place I’ve ever visited.
Here’s a glimpse of my time there.