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When Sleeping Dogs Lie

There are not many parts of the world where dogs are valued more as working animals than as pets. Keith Wilson recalls a week sledging in East Greenland where a day’s journey depended on the strength and stamina of a team of huskies

Followers of this column will be familiar with my recollections of travels in Greenland, as I have written about this rugged and frozen landscape on several occasions. Although those trips were made a long time ago now, the memories stir as fresh and delicate as newly fallen snow. On one trip I spent just over a week in East Greenland in April 1989, based in the isolated town of Ammassalik, a two-hour flight from the Iceland capital of Reyjkavik. While April may be a glorious spring month in Europe, here on the edge of the Arctic Circle, it was still very much winter, and the …

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Keith Wilson

Keith Wilson is the founder of both Outdoor Photography and Black + White Photography magazines and former editor of Amateur Photographer. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and on-line tutor in travel photography at My Photo School.

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