Boat Trip to Eqi Glacier – Part 1

Today is the beginning of a three-day Hempfest in Seattle. This is the event where people from all over the world gather and smoke marijuana. It is also one of the hottest days in Seattle so far this summer. I don’t smoke, nor do I like hot weather, so I get to stay in my air-conditioned room and reminisce about my boat trip to Eqi Glacier in Greenland, where the air is fresh, the water pure and the sky is gorgeously blue.

Humpback whales popping up in the horizon

A sun-bathing harbour seal taking an interest in us


Blue ice occurs when snow falls on a glacier, is compressed, and becomes part of the glacier. Air bubbles are squeezed out and ice crystals enlarge, making the ice appear blue.

To be continued…

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