The WOR tourists of Greenland

The biggest problem with tourism in Greenland is the price. IMAG2870A return flight from Reykjavik is over $1300, day trips average around $250 per person and accommodations are in that same range.IMAG2887Even the hostels are expensive ($60-75 per night) as are food and drink. The fallout is that the silence and beauty is only for those who can afford it, most of whom are white, old and rich, or WORs. IMAG2951While many of these people come across as adventurous and young at heart, there is a disheartening proprietorial sense, the 1% surveying the stunning ice-scapes as their exclusive right. IMG_3362All of which acts as a reminder for exactly why this planet is going to hell. IMG_3389