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Could You Live Here? (Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland)

Could You Live Here? (Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland)

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Written by Drew Binsky

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WELCOME TO ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST ISOLATED PLACES!

Today I arrived in one of the world’s most remote villages, way out here on the rugged North Eastern shores of Greenland. It’s called Ittoqqortoormiit (say that 5 times fast) and it’s a fascinating place that feels like I’m on the moon!

Very few outsiders have ever visited this village because it’s so remote, and I’m lucky to be one of them on board this Hurtigruten expedition!

Ittoqqortoormiit has a population of around 350 and the nearest town is thousands of kilometers away. The locals are called inuits (same ethnic group as eskimos), and they survive from hunting and eating polar bears, walrus, seals and whales.

Could you ever live here?

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