Friday, September 5, 2014

looking around narsaq town

The supermarket where you can get anything from butter to a new rifle

Information about the local goings on 

Inside the fish market

Supper

local canine

good place to have a drink and contemplate 

welcome to the souvenir shop

Frederick has a set of scaled down hunting gear

inside the museum


The museum consists of a number of buildings housing artifacts from the past. the kayaks are fascinating, much smaller than expected and the paddles and harpoons are all authentic. As a group of kayakers we were all very excited to see these kayaks and paddling clothes, they gave us a feeling of being connected in some way to an ancient tradition.


If you are in any way interested in kayak building then seeing these kayak frames in real life  gives you an appreciation of the genius of the old kayak builders, how they managed to make their frames with incredible joints held together with bits of sinew and wooden pegs.




the paddles I saw were all very narrow

protection 

Inside one of the little houses were these daily products

this was a store







heres a great underground house.









 It was a great experience spending time in Greenland, paddling in the wilderness and visiting the town . I sure hope that I get a chance to go back sometime. Meanwhile I can look at the photos and remember just how beautiful, remote and clean it is.

























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