Friday, June 21, 2013

National Day!

Today is National Day here in Greenland! There are speeches, singing, picnics, kayaking, football games (soccer) and lots more. The whole town comes out to celebrate, just being a Greenlander. :) 

This was our first year to actually get out and enjoy it. The past ones we were in Sisimiut and it rained every time. We were told last year in Sisimiut that it has rained there every National Day for the past 10 years!  We went to the museum and looked around and then went to the Shulls house for hot dogs. It was a nice day.

We went out to watch them do some kayaking tricks. To me, kayaking is really neat. We took some video of them doing some of their tricks. :) I hope you enjoy them as much as we did.

A big crowd watching the kayakers

Just playing around

Eryn had the best seat in the house.

This little guy has "training wheels" See the blue floats?

One of the kayakers doing the tricks was a woman. :)

Enjoying the show


  1. The link for the video wouldn't go through, but it looks like it was a fun day!! Thank you for your prayers for our family, you all are a blessing!! Baby Nahum was born on June 7th, weighing in at 9 lbs. and 20.3 in. long.
    I always enjoy reading your posts!
    Shellee Wilhite

    1. Sorry about the video, it works on my computer. But it may be because you are in Japan. :) We are so glad to hear that you and the little one are doing great. We have been praying for you! Oh, and I think it's neat that Nahum was born on the 7th, that's my birthday as well. :)

  2. I loved your pictures! And the video was great:) Thanks so much for sharing!

  3. That look like so much fun!!! That water has to be freezing...i dont know how they stayed upside down!! I like all the pics...they make me smile!! Thanks :)