Tag Archives: Ice Castle

Ice Castle and Long John Jamboree

Spring is in the air around here – suddenly the air is filled with bird song, the frogs are waking up from their long winters sleep, and the lake ice is melting.  Soon Houseboat 28 will be floating again.  It’s … Continue reading

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Winter on Houseboat Bay

I have a bunch of fun photos I’ve taken over the last month or so.  There is no real theme to this post, just some local shots that illustrate the interesting things there are to see here in Houseboat Bay … Continue reading

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Take One For The Team Tour

When people find out I live in Yellowknife, they tend to respond in one of two ways.  Many are very curious about the north, and interested to hear more about it.   (Category 1). The others are entirely uninterested.  (Category … Continue reading

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Sunday at the Castle

The ice castle construction, going on for the last 2 months, is finished, and the castle is open for business. For the month of March it is filled with entertainment and events, dances and live music, art, plays and film.  … Continue reading

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Ice Splendor

One of the compelling things about living in the north, or at least in my north, is the way things can go from dismal to amazing overnight.  And they frequently do.  Just when I start to think, “Oh, this is … Continue reading

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Snow King and His Ice Castle

One of the great things about Yellowknife in March is the Ice Castle.  Tony, better known as the Snow King, starts building it in November, and its finished at the end of February.  The Ice Castle is open for the … Continue reading

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