With a population of 56 186, Greenland is the most sparsely populated country in the world, with locals mainly living along the Fjord-lined coasts or in the capital city, Nuuk. Most locals are descendants of the proto-Inuit (Thule) people, who migrated here from Siberia via the bering strait, although earlier paleo-eskimo people also lived here. Currently, greenland is an autonomous territory of Denmark.

About the photographer

Ishay Govender-Ypma is a freelance travel and culture photojournalist, cookbook and guidebook author. 
Her bylines appear in National Geographic, Saveur, Literary Hub, Roads & Kingdoms, Marie Claire, Food 52 and many other…
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Top Wildlife Sites of the World: In Pictures

In his latest book, Top Wildlife Sites of the World (New Holland Publishers) – co-authored with his wife, Natalie – photographer Will Burrard-Lucas captures the beauty of wildlife spots that have inspired him.

An orangutan family swinging through the rainforest, Tanjung Puting National Park, Kalimantan, Indonesia.

An orangutan family swings through the rainforest in Tanjung Puting National Park, Kalimantan, Indonesia.

A European brown bear in the forests of Finland, near the border with Russia.Read More

702 Walk the Talk – Photo Essay


There are days when Johannesburg residents “show up” in all their glory and the annual 702 Walk the Talk event is one of those days. This is when about 50 000 people take to the Jozi streets – a motley group of individuals, old and young, putting their best feet forward – some in spandex and wigs, masks and angel wings, others waving South African flags – a group of happy shiny people out to celebrate all that is good about the city and each other. It was not only…
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