Every April-May, as the frozen ocean begins to thaw, big chunks of ice break off from Greenland and float southward, dotting our coastline with giant white rocks.
Here at Chez Skerwink we have had the pleasure of adventuring into iceberg-filled waters to collect chunks of ice made from the purest water in the world. Naturally we use this ice to make delicious cocktails. Like iceberg mojitos, iceberg margaritas, iceberg daiquiris … But I digress.
Due to the ice-sheets the bergs often remain inaccessible until June, when you are able to jump on a boat or a kayak, and go see them!
Here are some Skerwinkles from years gone-by up close and personal with a bit of thousand-year-old glacier:
Contrary to rumours spread by wild daredevils, it is very dangerous to get too close to an iceberg. Due to their strange shape, and rapid melting, the weight can shift at any second and cause the icebergs to roll, taking you, and anything else too close, under with it.
We all know what happened to Kate and Leo when they got too close.
From a safe distance however, these giant frozen rocks are spectacularly beautiful. Their unpredictability, and the fleeting nature of their stay, adds to their majesty and mystery, making a visit from an iceberg a cherished and memorable event.
For your chance to experience this wonderful spectacle, be sure to keep an eye on icerbergfinder.com.
We look forward to seeing you, and the icebergs, in June!
Love Chez Skerwink xx