Travel Blogs from Yellowknife, Canada

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Aurora and Ice, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Aurora and Ice

A travel blog entry by lolly

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   Aurora: Vibrant rivers of green light have been running through the night sky recently. Due to a solar storm, the aurora have been amazingly bright and beautiful - we are both almost dumbfounded by the view. Even when we have stood ...

"Iceolation" Art Exhibit in the Snow Castle

A travel blog entry by lolly

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The snow castle was just amazing!  Ice windows, ice steps, ice counters, candle holders, and vases. Snow walls, snow sculptures, snow towers, slides, and gargoyles. Amazing!! When we were there we saw the actual creator, the Snow King, in his ...

Yellowknife to NWT Border, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Yellowknife to NWT Border

A travel blog entry by tll-tina

Wednesday August 24, 2005 We left Yellowknife right after work....well, almost....first Subway, then we left. The drive was uneventful for the most part. GAWD I love my Sirius satellite radio...sure makes the 600km+ of zero radio stations a lot more ...

Decongestant-check; gravol-check; earplugs-check., Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Decongestant-check; gravol-check; earplugs-check.

A travel blog entry by adelleg

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Day one begins in typical Guigon fashion with fog. Lots and lots of fog. For Yellowknife at the end of October this is incredibly unusual. So is the temperature in general: +3! By Noon the fog had not lifted and we began to worry that our flight would ...

The Plan...., Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

The Plan....

A travel blog entry by tll-tina

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Ok, so here is the first update....a complete list/itinerary for our trip... Dec 31/05 -- Depart Edmonton at some GAWD awful hour in the morning, arrive in Cozumel at 3:10pm....just in time to check into the hotel and to find some place cool to spend ...

The tickets are booked....., Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

The tickets are booked.....

A travel blog entry by tll-tina

YAH BABY!! So we have started booking some of the activities and trips that we wanted to do and I decided it would be cool to show you all what we will be up to...... so here is the list of links so far.... January 5, 2006 @ 10am: Feed the ...

Frozen Song, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Frozen Song

A travel blog entry by lolly

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Legend goes that songs freeze in the winter air and make a beautiful sound again when they thaw in the spring... This is a time when all the darkness that has been creeping later and later into the mornings and earlier into the afternoons, and ...

the light of night and darkness of day, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

the light of night and darkness of day

A travel blog entry by lolly

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Nighttime is coming back....   But I actually kind of missed the night during these past summer months.  Although the eternal golden evening light was bliss in June.... With this weird fall weather, we've actually had some cloudy ...

Forrest Fire, Yellowknife Highway, Canada travel blog

Forrest Fire

A travel blog entry by lolly

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... also quite a few days that were very smoky and hazy in the capital city. The weather channel reported "Local Smoke", also the name of a Yellowknife band....  Picutres below catalogue the scene as we approach closer and closer to the ...

Yellowknife, NWT, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Yellowknife, NWT

A travel blog entry by ybslob

Yellowknife, ...

Crazy May: Spring Fever, Vee Lake, Canada travel blog

Crazy May: Spring Fever

A travel blog entry by lolly

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I think everyone's ready at this point to say goodbye to winter. The sun is out bright in the day and late at night now so we've been pretty much living outdoors. We had a bonfire and did a bit of 'suntanning', and went 'swimming' as well (which ...

New Years Eve in Yellowknife, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

New Years Eve in Yellowknife

A travel blog entry by lolly

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A little different from our New Years in Gjoa Haven last year...  we're just back from Playa del Carmen and we're ready to ring in 2012!!  During the day we took our first drive on the Dettah Ice Road - it just opened - after watching the ...

Summer Solstice and National Aboriginal Day, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Summer Solstice and National Aboriginal Day

A travel blog entry by lolly

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... some caribou stew and bannock.  The sun was so hot that we broke a record for all time high on this day in Yellowknife.  That evening we sat on our balcony, enjoying the cooling breeze and a dram of Blue Label. We sat reading until well after ...

Back in Yellowknife - HOME!, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Back in Yellowknife - HOME!

A travel blog entry by tll-tina

Monday September 5, 2005 Well, we are finally home.....and what an amazing trip!! Really it couldn't have gotten any better..... All I can say is that I can't wait for the next road trip.... Till then..... Tina & TL ...

Biking through Old Town, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Biking through Old Town

A travel blog entry by lolly

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Took advantage of the amazing sunny warm weather today and biked around Old Town after work. FFinally saw that famous Ragged Ass Road we hear so much about on Yelowknife ...

Back in Yellowknife...with a Bang!, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Back in Yellowknife...with a Bang!

A travel blog entry by nwtmike

Back in ...

Muskox, Frost and Snow, and the Dene People, Dettah, Canada travel blog

Muskox, Frost and Snow, and the Dene People

A travel blog entry by lolly

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... culture.  In an effort to learn more native culture and try my had at one of the eleven official languages of Yellowknife, I  have started to study South Slavey.  The teacher is amazing, very inspired and motivating.  It is ...

Farewell

Farewell "Nunatsiaq", Beautiful Land

A travel blog entry by lolly

... , I have a certain feeling that we will be back in the near future!!!   So in the meantime, please link to my next travel blog where I drive home from Yellowknife through the United States: ...

First Impressions, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

First Impressions

A travel blog entry by lolly

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... quirky in conversation, we really have enjoyed meeting all kinds of people in our travels. Many have told us they came to Yellowknife for a summer, and now it's been decades and they haven't left yet!  While waiting for a phone call with word that ...

The Arctic Affair, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

The Arctic Affair

A travel blog entry by adyadas

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... gt;Aurora Photography locations:Ingraham trail is a 70km trail and it has around 10 lakes:  …circumpolarhealth.org/location/yellowknife/ All the lake locations in this trail were great for aurora photography. However, we spent most of our times ...

All the Colours of the Northern Lights!!, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

All the Colours of the Northern Lights!!

A travel blog entry by lolly

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  The heavens were really giving us a show last night!! Colours and vivid shapes of light like we'd never seen before except in pictures.  Just recently we happen to be researching colours of Aurora and found out that it is very rare to see ...

Planning, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Planning

A travel blog entry by lecklund

Every day now requires some trip arrangements (Visa photos, mail ...

Got my Rolling Stones tickets, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Got my Rolling Stones tickets

A travel blog entry by lecklund

... weeks ago, held my breath as they were going to 'mail them' and you know what the mail system is like to Yellowknife! Anyway, a plain white envelope arrived yesterday..... the type I USUALLY chuck as it said "if undeliverable return to sender" - you ...

6500km and we're here!!, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

6500km and we're here!!

A travel blog entry by lolly

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Wow! At long last, here we are at our destination!!! It's been an amazing trip, but now it's time to find out place and get settled. It's a bit of a relief in a small way because we've been looking forward to getting here for months now. Also, it sure ...

Beck's Dogsledding on Grace Lake, Grace Lake, Canada travel blog

Beck's Dogsledding on Grace Lake

A travel blog entry by lolly

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... at the end.  At the same time, the Diavik Dog Sled Racing Derby was going on across the frozen lakes west of Yellowknife.  Our driver had some interesting stories about the dogs and his father who were racing in the Derby.  The perfect ...

Home AT LAST!!, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Home AT LAST!!

A travel blog entry by tll-tina

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Monday January 16, 2006 PHEW.....we made it, and Canada never looked so GOOD!! Our flight left Cozumel at 12:45pm on Friday January 13th, we arrived in Houston and changed our flight home since we knew we would miss the rest of our flights cause we ...

Yellowknife - The Legislative Assembly, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Yellowknife - The Legislative Assembly

A travel blog entry by lobo

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... YOU TUBE - http://www.youtube.com/user/TravelsWithLobo --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Yellowknife - Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly - Day 6 Date of visit:  June 26, 2007 Date of ...

Yellowknife - Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Ct, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Yellowknife - Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Ct

A travel blog entry by lobo

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... nt.ca/   I was drawn to the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre by a promise of "the best buffalo burger in Yellowknife" being served in the Heritage Cafe of the museum.   At least that was the opinion of the chief of security at ...

Fort Simpson to Yellowknife - Day 4, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Fort Simpson to Yellowknife - Day 4

A travel blog entry by lobo

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... http://www.youtube.com/user/TravelsWithLobo --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fort Simpson to Yellowknife - Day 4 The Mackenzie Highway (gravel portion) ------------------------------------------------- ...

Ending my trip with a Bang!!, Yellowknife, Canada travel blog

Ending my trip with a Bang!!

A travel blog entry by nwtmike

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Hi everyone.  Some of you will already have heard the news of my rather shocking return to the great white north.  I'll let the pix speak for themselves...I feel very fortunate to be able to recount the last stretch of my trip to you. Things ...

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