Do you know a place where the whole town shares a refrigerator?

Descending into the community refrigerator, Tuktoyuktok
Descending into the community refrigerator, Tuktoyuktok, North West Territories

I didn’t until I arrived in Tuktoyaktuk. We descended a ladder Continue reading Do you know a place where the whole town shares a refrigerator?

Tuktoyaktuk – North West Territories

I was on my way to Tuktoyaktuk, an island in the Arctic Ocean. In the winter, a highway joins the outpost to the mainland; an ice road, but in summer, the road’s ocean. Continue reading Tuktoyaktuk – North West Territories

A glimpse at the tail of Canada’s longest river

My goal in 2012, was a trip to the Yukon and the Arctic Ocean. I booked a one-way flight to Whitehorse and another up to Inuvik in the very north of the North-West Territories. Continue reading A glimpse at the tail of Canada’s longest river

Vancouver Island’s Cathedral Gorge

I drove to Port Alberni stopping to climb the clock tower. It seemed a strange name for the town since I’d been driving inland across Vancouver Island, but Continue reading Vancouver Island’s Cathedral Gorge

Vancouver Island’s Pacific Rim trails

The Bog Trail criss-crossed level planks above a mashy terrain. Like the beach vegetation, the vegetation was stunted Continue reading Vancouver Island’s Pacific Rim trails

Vancouver Island’s Pacific Rim National Park

At Combers Beach I took a one kilometer hike to the beach through vegetation that metamorphed from tall to short bent over spruce crouching from the salt spray and wind swept winters. Continue reading Vancouver Island’s Pacific Rim National Park

Vancouver Island’s west coast

Near Tofino on the very west coast of Vancouver Island,I stayed at Esowista, a First Nation village, half way between Tofino and Ecluelet right on the beach at the northern end of Long Beach. Continue reading Vancouver Island’s west coast

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