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Developing dilemma as eastern Greenland eyes tourism boost

Kayaking past blue-white icebergs drifting along near a pristine harbour, wandering around colourful houses or trekking within the wilderness that is snow-capped July and August are high season for tourists in eastern Greenland.

A number of the 85,000 tourists who see every year check out the west coast, but eastern Greenland, having its glaciers, backwoods and wildlife starring whales and polar bears, can be drawing site visitors.

Sarah Bovet, a 29-year-old Swiss musician, stated it is difficult to know very well what to anticipate.

“Thinking you will be astonished, you might be much more therefore in fact,” she stated standing outside a hostel into the small town of Kulusuk.

Bovet ended up being on a residency that is artistic Greenland whenever she visited Kulusuk and its own 250 souls. More…