A photo journey into the ice

Greenland from the water

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No land in sight, eternal water. And champagne. My days on the MS Europa 2, between Iceland and Greenland.

Some say the Europa 2 would be the best cruise ship in the world. I'm anything but an expert because I've never been on one before. But even without Crusader experience, and even though I subtract the almost universal transfiguration of my mind from Elysian refreshments of high volume of alcohol from this journey, I can hardly imagine a more enjoyable way to get from Iceland to Greenland.

When I entered this ship, I was still firmly convinced that the reason for my journey was to see Greenland - a long-cherished dream. Then came the waffles. With hot cherries. Then the casual, but excellent dinner. Wine. Icebergs swam in my long drink. Finally I was able to get rid of the absurd idea - now in the salon with one, two gin among like-minded people - luxury would be unnecessary.

In the first light of the morning, the coast of Greenland appeared. My God, what a luxury to see such a thing! Spectacular. Pass through the Prins-Christian-Sound in glorious sunshine. By the way: Also wonderful to enjoy from the sauna deck. (Note from the editor .: Does a wink smiley have to go there?)

Icebergs! Ilulissat is the third largest city in Greenland with 4491 inhabitants . It is located on the Disko Bay and is obviously the party capital of the island.

I disembarked in Illulisat while the MS Europa 2 traveled to Canada . I would like to enjoy once again the exquisite Chateaubriand. Well, I'll have to return for that. Cheers!

Oh: Do you already know the video with the dramatic music?

Many thanks to Hapag LLoyd Cruises for the invitation!

  1. Thank you for the beautiful impressions of a fascinating journey. So far we have not made a cruise, but this trip leaves you dreaming.

  2. Thanks for the nice review. And, yes, there must necessarily be a wink smiley ...

  3. A neglected destination ... as you can see in the beautiful pictures absolutely wrong! Super nice impressions !!

  4. "At last I was able to get rid of the absurd idea - now in the salon with one, two gin among like-minded people - luxury would be unnecessary." Insanely good set <3 And great pictures !!

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  6. Does "by invitation" mean that the journey was given to you? From Hapag LLoyd? That would be very helpful for classification.

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