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09 Jun PRE-TRIP PREPARATION

In preparation for my return to the north I'm reading, and really enjoying, Pierre Berton's 2001 fantastic "The Arctic Grail: The Quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole, 1818-1909". This book is bringing to life past the...

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02 Aug LAST DAY IN YELLOWKNIFE

The wind did it’s job in keeping the mosquitoes away last evening, but then went into overtime and blew all night making racket. As a result, I didn’t sleep very well. Woke to gray skies this morning, which didn’t cause...

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01 Aug A Taste of Home

As my flight out to Pond Inlet isn’t for a couple more days, I’m trying to figure out the best way to spend my time here in Yellowknife. I definitely want to check out the place a little as I...

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30 Jul One More Day

When we arrived at Bathurst, our departure date was set for today. That’s when the next lodge chartered flight back to Yellowknife was going out. We spent the morning getting our things together, but in the back of our minds...

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