Greenland is incredibly beautiful, regardless of which season you choose to visit. The autumn is calm and peaceful after a short, hectic summer, so you will have it more or less to yourself, together with the local inhabitants of course. The autumn is also a time when nature likes to reveal all its different sides – from stunning sunny days when the mountains are dressed in shades of golden brown, a must-see, to brutal autumn storms that mesmerize you with their harsh beauty, but also demand proper clothing. Northern lights – Aurora Borealis The autumn brings black skies at night, and the quite incredible natural phenomenon of the northern lights. On a cloudless night you just have to get out there and look upwards. Greenland does not have the same interfering electric lights as Europe, and this combined with low humidity, which gives a crystal clear air, means that a myriad of stars and a stunning, clear Milky Way can be seen from the sky. Snow, sledge dogs and dog sledding In mid-October snow tends to settle and the thousands of sled dogs all itch to get out after their near six month rest. Rides can be a little bumpy … Continue reading Greenland dressed in autumn colours

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