The Beauty of Rock, Ice and Snow

When travelling along the southern coast of Liverpool Land last week, I was once again astonished by its natural beauty.

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I first visited this area in the spring of 2006, when I stayed in Ittoqqortoormiit for a couple of months.

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I loved it so much that I promised myself to come back. And to get a dog-team to take me there.

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I`ve been back many times since, and I feel very privileged to have the opportunity to spend time in this beautiful surroundings.

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Maybe it is the contrast between the darkness of rocks and mountains, the whiteness of the snow and the blueness of the sky, that makes it so special to me.

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Glaciers are coming down in between steep mountains.

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How much beauty can we take into our eyes and minds, on a single day?

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That question came to my mind, while I was sitting on my sledge.

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Can we measure beauty in nature, and the effect it has on us? What`s its purpose?

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I leave you with the questions, for now, but will be thinking about them some more …

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… until I hopefully come back, next year!

12 thoughts on “The Beauty of Rock, Ice and Snow

  1. I think appreciation of the beauty around you is enough. I have friends whose response to my telling them that I am going to Greenland is ” but there’s nothing there “

    • I agree, – it is there to be enjoyed and appreciated!! I also sometimes get that respons you mention, and find it hard to change the perspective people can have of the North – maybe one has to visit the Arctic to truly be able to see it`s beauty?

  2. Lengtar tilbake…
    Veldig kjekt å drøyme seg vekk og mimre litt med dei flotte bilda, Ruth! Kva hytte er det som er på bilde?

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