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Northwest Passage IV – Encounters with Wildlife

This is the fourth blog installment about my trip through the Northwest Passage this summer with One Ocean Expeditions, on the Akademik Surgey Vavilov. I’ll start by saying that we saw everything we hoped for and more.  It was incredible.  … Continue reading

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NW Passage III – Bellot Strait

This is the third instalment on my trip through the Northwest Passage this summer, on the One Ocean Expedition from Greenland to Cambridge Bay, following the path of Franklin.  Click to hear Stan Rogers sing “The Northwest Passage” I want … Continue reading

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Northwest Passage, Part II

One of the things that most surprised me about my trip through the Northwest Passage this summer, on the One Ocean Expedition which sailed from Greenland to Cambridge Bay Canada, was the sheer number of sites with remnants of previous … Continue reading

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I sailed the Northwest Passage

This summer was a dream come true – my mom and I took a ship through the Northwest Passage.  It was an amazing experience, with a depth that is hard to articulate. For so many reasons – seeing the land … Continue reading

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What She Said

In a fit of insomnia last night, I spent the wee hours of the morning curled up under a blanket on the couch, while a fierce winter wind raged outside the house, and whistled down the chimney.  It seemed a … Continue reading

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Reading List

I wanted to share a few books in my reading pile right now.  In that strange way that life has of throwing things in your path, again and again and again, until you wake up and take notice, these books … Continue reading

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Touching Greatness

It’s a well known fact to those who live in the north – there are more opportunities here.  Not just for well paying jobs and great adventures, but for unsolicited opportunities to get up close and personal with all kinds … Continue reading

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