Appalaartoq means red in Greenlandic. Red is a nice colour, bringing to mind red glow of setting down Sun and cerise skies. In fact a motive for the Greenlandic national flag was exactly this, in symbolic form it is meant to represent the rising and setting sun. During my visit in Tasiilaq I stayed in […]

Building a kayak in Tiilerilaaq

It’s fun to build something with your own hands! So even though far from being an experienced paddler, I decided to get involved in this project. We started our build in August, a kayak for schoolchildren to use, built with the technique of skin-on-frame. We follow the instruction of the Cape Falcon Kayak, based in […]