Visit Greenland: Interview with Malik Milfeldt

Malik Milfeldt, Senior Consultant, at Visit Greenland, stopped by Quark’s offices to chat about culture and travel in Greenland.  Below are  5 questions we asked Malik about this beautiful country: 1. What is the symbolism behind the Greenland flag? The flag of Greenland was designed by local artist (and Greenland native) Thue Christiansen.  The flag was adopted in 1985 and features the Danish colors. The white is symbolic of the ice and snow that [...]

Antarctic Explorer Update from David "Woody" Wood

Feature photo: Ushuaia. Photo courtesy of Bei Maarten. Quark Expedition Leader David “Woody” Wood is aboard the Ocean Diamond, leading the Antarctic Explorer Voyage: 2nd December: Ushuaia  3-4 December The Drake passage flexed some muscle as we crossed it to begin our voyage south. Winds raged above 84 knots as we sailed south and it rocked and rolled us. The Ocean Diamond managed the conditions masterfully but it moved us [...]