Posts by: hogan


I began my journey in Nuuk, Greenland’s capital and––with 17,000 residents––by far its biggest city. My first impression was that it was warm––warmer, anyway, than I had feared––and after locating my bag (there were only about twenty of us on the twin-propeller plane from Reykjavik) I hiked down the hill from the airport to a […]


I’ll be exploring the western coast of Greenland for seven weeks this summer. Since January, I’ve been at work on a historical novel about 19th century British Royal Navy Captain John Ross, and I’m hoping to get a fuller sense of what he experienced on his 1818 voyage in search of the Northwest Passage. I’m […]