Tag: Greenland

Shakespeare was Wrong: Nothing is Rotten in Denmark

Shakespeare was Wrong: Nothing is Rotten in Denmark
Although there are about 406 islands in Denmark (not including the Faroe Islands and Greenland, which is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark), only about 70 of those islands are populated. But that doesn’t mean “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark,”¬†as Shakespeare wrote in Hamlet. Far from it. Lying only 101... Read more »

Greenland: Stark Majesty at the Top of the World

Greenland: Stark Majesty at the Top of the World
Greenland is the largest island in the world. A majestic but severe world that is defined by ice. The Inuit people who live there have twenty-three words for ice. Ice that glows green under the quivering lights of the Aurora Borealis. Ice that shimmers pink in the glow of the midnight sun. Ice that contains... Read more »