11 Apr Greenland Expedition – Day Zero
Planning of expeditions are almost as exhausting as the trip itself. But now we are here, at Greenland, almost ready to go. Permits are issued, insurances active, drop-off and pick-up points are scheduled and the equipment are ready to be packed carefully in the snow sleds.
The silence here in Kangerlussuaq are worth the trip alone. Even if there are some cargo planes to remind us there are an outside world, the silence is like a vacuum. In all directions the land seem to stretch out forever.
Tomorrow we are being transported out to point 660, which is the starting point on the west side of Greenland, 38 km from Kangerlussuaq. The transport is by truck through a reportedly rough road towards the huge glacier.
The guys here are extremely helpful , driving us around and tries to help us out on the last day before expeditiuon. The town population is 1520 so it is a small place. But beautiful.
I can’t find the many words to describe what we are feeling right now. Big adventure ahead, we are exited and ready. Apetite is down, so there are some nervous tension around.
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