To Thule – The end of the world part 2/2

Naimanngitsoq Christiansen is not a man of many words. I’ve heard that about Polar Eskimos, but I couldn’t have imagined it exactly.

Usually, all around the world, most of the people who like to talk a lot, don’t often say much.

Polar Eskimos of Qaanaaq in the far North of Greenland’s west coast are different. As we gently slide on the sled pulled by dogs towards the edge of the sea ice, I see why.

Omnipresent silence of the landscape must have played its role in shaping humans who have been living here for ages. Landscape is not talking much. It is early May, there is no wind, no storm, no birds or other loud animals around… But it is saying a lot.

"Omnipresent silence of the landscape must have played its role in shaping humans who have been living here for ages."

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