2016 - Gorgeous Greenland

16/08—07/09/2016
M/S Boudicca cruise to Faroes, Iceland and Greenland in August 2016
1_faroes_turf_roof Turfed rooftops in Nordic countries are very common, and provide good insulation.
Turfed rooftops in Nordic countries are very common, and provide good insulation.
2_boudicca_torshavn Boudicca docked in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands.
Boudicca docked in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands.
3_church_vagar Sandavágur Church, island of Vagar, with its distinctive red roof.
Sandavágur Church, island of Vagar, with its distinctive red roof.
3a_church_vagar Frieze inside Sandavágur church, depicting the road to the crucifiction.
Frieze inside Sandavágur church, depicting the road to the crucifiction.
4_church_vagar Inside Sandavágur church.
Inside Sandavágur church.
5_blue_lagoon_reykjavik The world-famous Blue Lagoon, near Reykjavik, Iceland.
The world-famous Blue Lagoon, near Reykjavik, Iceland.
6_blue_lagoon2 The temperature of the water is between 37-40 degrees Celsius, so it's like taking a bath!
The temperature of the water is between 37-40 degrees Celsius, so it's like taking a bath!
6a_blue_lagoon The opaque blue waters from which the Lagoon gets its name.
The opaque blue waters from which the Lagoon gets its name.
7_tasiilaq Boudicca at anchor off Tasiilaq, Greenland.
Boudicca at anchor off Tasiilaq, Greenland.
8_tasiilaq Colourful wooden houses in Tasiilaq.
Colourful wooden houses in Tasiilaq.
9_tasiilaq Choir singers performed for us in Tasiilaq.
Choir singers performed for us in Tasiilaq.
10_tasiilaq The quiet main thoroughfare in Tasiilaq. Hardly any cars were about at all.
The quiet main thoroughfare in Tasiilaq. Hardly any cars were about at all.
11_tasiilaq Main road in remote Tasiilaq.
Main road in remote Tasiilaq.
12_tasiilaq House in Tasiilaq, with the Boudicca (and a few icebergs) in the background.
House in Tasiilaq, with the Boudicca (and a few icebergs) in the background.
13_tasiilaq_iceberg One of the many huge icebergs we saw.
One of the many huge icebergs we saw.
14_tasiilaq_iceberg2 Iceberg in the fjord outside Tasiilaq.
Iceberg in the fjord outside Tasiilaq.
15_tasiilaq_iceberg3 Massive iceberg, enough to sink the Boudicca!
Massive iceberg, enough to sink the Boudicca!
16_glacier1 Glacier in the Prins Christian Sund, Greenland.
Glacier in the Prins Christian Sund, Greenland.
16a_glacier Prins Christian Sund, Greenland.
Prins Christian Sund, Greenland.
17_whale Whale in the fjord. We saw several whales as they are common in Greenland.
Whale in the fjord. We saw several whales as they are common in Greenland.