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|Nuuk golf course is a 9 hole golf course with a par of 66 (1 par 5, 4 par 4 and 4 par 3), belonging to Nuuk Golf Club. It's the most nothern gras golf course in the world and opened in the year 2000. |
The intentions is to increase it to a 18 hole in the year 2014. It began 2008.
|A container ship with supplies for all businesses and privates has arrived in Nuuk and is now being unloaded.||03/01/2009||521|
|Greenlands first swimm arena was opened 2003|
It's called Malik which means Little Wave in the language of Greenland.
|This center was opened 1997 used as cinema, Greenlands first one. It also contains restaurants, cafes and a theater/concert hall.|
Before it was opened the people of Nuuk had to wait until a movie was on market as video but today the movies are shown on the same day as they are in Denmark.
|This is where Tuborg, Carlsberg and other danish beer are brewed. But also Coca-Cola is made here too. As one of the last places in the world in 1995.|
The taste of Coca-Cola in Greenland has a unique taste because it contain water from the ice cap of Greenland.
|To keep up all communication in Greenland a set of antennas and satellite dishes were set at each city and village of Greenland.|
These ones in Nuuk are for TV from Denmark but also for phones and Internet. From here the signals go down to Tele Greenlands distribution center to the left and then sent throughout Greenland.
To reach every part of Greenland Tele Greenl...
|Air Greenland has 6 Dash-7 planes in their fleet.|
All transportation between cities in Greenland is carried out by either plane, helicopter or ship because there aren't any roads between them.
And because of this it's VERY expensive to travel around Greenland.
|The 4 star international hotel & conference centre in Nuuk offers 64 double rooms & 41 single rooms. The hotel offers excellent conference facilities for up to 150 persons. Furthermore, the hotel boasts of a Sky Line bar at the top of the hotel, along with a restaurant ''A Hereford Beefstouw'' and the restaurant “Gertud Rask” where guests can enjoy their meal while enjoying an excellent...||03/25/2008||4,303|
|This prison in Nuuk is an open prison and called Anstalten for domfældte (Institution for convicted). Prisoners here can do their normal work so so go to their ordinary job as fisherman, carpenter or what ever they do. They are "released at morning and comes back in the afternoon or evening when the job is done.|
Harder criminals can be sent to Herstedvester prison at Copenha...
|The de Havilland Canada DHC-7, popularly known as the Dash 7, is a turboprop-powered regional airliner with STOL capabilities. It first flew in 1975 and remained in production until 1988 when the parent company, de Havilland Canada, was purchased by Boeing and was later sold to Bombardier. Bombardier sold the aircraft design (type certificate) to Viking Air in 2006.|
|This is the fourth cemetary in Nuuk. The three others are marked too.|
Funerals in Greenland are a problem because you can't dig a hole like we do. There is a low level of soil to dig down, then you hit the cliff.
The coffin is placed as normal and covered by the soil. Then the grave is marked by small stones and plastic flowes (Normal flowers are very expensive in Greenlan...
|The Turf-Hut is a reconstruction of a traditional Greenlandic Turf-Hut. The turf Hut is located by the coast, with a panoramic view over the fjord, just outside the city. This is an option for those who would like to have an insight into the traditional way of living in the 40's and don't mind living with basic facilities.|
The Hut was constructed by the initiative of a woman cal...