Greenland – Nanortalik #2


More of my photographs on the subject of NANORTALIK, that small isolated community in south-west Greenland.   Because of the long hours of darkness during the northern winters and the stark roughness of the surrounding scrub-land and mountains, the people choose to paint their houses in bright colours.  This adds a great charm to the views as well as making sure they stand out against the often dull and grey background.

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A small village at the foot of the mountains, just a mile inland from Nanortalik.

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2 thoughts on “Greenland – Nanortalik #2

  1. It is hard to imagine spending that amount of time in the dark Roland. The colour of the houses provide a stark contrast with the rugged scenery. You have captured it well with your photographs.

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