Tag Archives: Arctic

The Crying Scene

When you live in a mountain town like Nelson, you get to see many adventure film documentaries.  There is the annual ski movie, the annual mountain bike movie, the local films, and the traveling film shows, like my favorite, The … Continue reading

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So I Married an Arctic Adventurer

Max and Martin have embarked on their great northern adventure, the dog sled and ski trip from Tuktoyaktuk to Kugluktuk, on the Arctic ocean.  After a long and tiring week of travel by truck from Yellowknife to Tuk, they have … Continue reading

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Winter Reality

Yesterday the dogs and I returned home from our southern sojourn, and as planned, we successfully missed the freeze up on Great Slave Lake.  We were lucky though – it came 9 days later this year and the ice only … Continue reading

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Spectacular Baffin Island

In my next post, I want to tell you something about the Inuit culture, both old and new.

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The Trancendence of the Narwhal

We’ve been home from our trip to Baffin Island for a few weeks now.  I’ve been wanting to write a post about our trip, but its been difficult to put the experience into words.  I wanted to write something more … Continue reading

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Arctic November

I had the good fortune to return to Gjoa Haven last month.  As you may recall from my previous blog post, I am now providing medical care to this remote Inuit community from time to time.  I was last there … Continue reading

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