“The call of spring”

Published on 04.05.2009 - Baffin Babes

The four Baffin Babes go on skying in the fjords. They enjoy the beautiful landscapes and the songs of the birds early in the morning.

On 1st May, Vera Simonsson writes in her diary : "The mountains raises up from the narrow fiord , with sharp and clean walls shaped by the glaciers that now forces themselves down in every gully and couloir. They all have different carracters, some of them smooth and soft while others hangs down with deep crevesess and I can feel thier strong energy and powerfullnes."

"When the sun touches the sharp ridges and the tall peaks the mist is slowly dancing away. And we are getting our wakeup call from a singing bird. Spring is here. The Arctic fox that is tripping across the fiord, calling for a soulmate in the early morning, has started to change its thick white winter coat to a brownish summer one. The ringseal is sunbading on the ice and as we ski layer after layer of our clothes is getting of. ..."

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