Tagged: Greenland

A sleepy coastal town in south Greenland

Nanortalik is an evocative land of polar bears, ice, and a surprising amount of color Elisabeth Beyer Vancouver, B.C. Tucked away in the fjords of southern Greenland is Nanortalik, the tenth-largest town in the...

What happened to the Vikings in Greenland?

The Axe of Iron saga continues with J.A. Hunsinger’s new book “Confrontation” By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly Very little is written about the Vikings who settled in North America, but author J.A....

Scandinavian Royals at the Bright Green Expo

Three royals that we see often working together on the same cause came together once again in Copenhagen, Denmark last week. Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark...

A unique visit from the MS FRAM

Hurtigruten cruises the Hudson River By Berit Hessen – Norwegian American Weekly It was very special for me to see Hurtigruten’s MS FRAM docked on the Hudson River with Manhattan skyline as a backdrop. Growing...

Royal book about the Arctic

The three Scandinavian heirs to the thrones are writing a book about their experiences from Svalbard and Greenland. The book will focus on climate changes and research and living in the Arctic. Three environmental...