Saturday, August 17, 2019

Remembering Yellowknife

The people you meet It was the summer of 1993 and my father, a prominent Winnipeg psychiatrist, received a...

Sailing Expedition

From Chisasibi to Umiujaq Hudson Bay remains today an almost forgotten sea in the nautical world. There, are...

Mountain Biking on Axel Heiberg Island

Embracing the Unexpected: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Filming of North of Nightfall, an Epic Mountain Biking Expedition on Axel Heiberg Island After...

Padley Post – An HBC Trading Post

Today Padley Post is abandoned; a lonely outpost at the junction of the Maguse River and Kinga (Kingajualik) Lake surrounded by mile upon mile of tundra & boreal forest.

Paddling on the Floe Edge

It isn’t my usual inflight experience having my finger chewed by a fluffy Husky puppy with the sharpest milk teeth whilst listening to announcements...

Inuit Games & String Games

Traditional Arctic peoples’ existence was by no means a purely survival way of life. They had their own justice system, dances, music, spiritual beliefs...

Subarctic Lichens

The starkness of the horizon is deceptive. The treeless landscape contains plants grown in the lushest southern gardens, at one hundredth of the size....

Self-propelled Journeys

A Mongolian sage once said, “it is far better to experience a place just once than hear about it a thousand times”. This has...

Inuit Guardians

It’s early June in the Nunavut hamlet of Gjoa Haven, and at a time when many of the town’s 1,300 residents venture out onto...

Homage to a Naval Arctic Explorer

The rule when you visit historic sites is to take nothing but photographs. Geologist Peter Croal followed the rule. He took nothing when he...