Capital Suites Yellowknife
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... and Eve, and my icebreakers, possum socks I am cozy and warm and ready for action! We have been driving on ice roads, there is one 600k long to the diamond mines that big trucks drive on all winter with supplies. Once the ice melts they have to fly all the supplies in. Nearly every day we have walked on the frozen lake , to galleries of all sorts, museums and of course wonderful meals of fresh Canadian ...
... next couple of days. Just before sunset, we set ourselves up on the beach for a campfire dinner - joined by the boys - and a view of the northern lights. After a few hours we realized that we weren't going to get a light show, so we packed up and headed back to the cabin eager to try again the next night.
October 5th, 2013
Day 11 was a nice sunny day, so ...
... to have a bison jump over a fence and wander across…whoops!)
Speaking of bison, we passed through a sanctuary and actually came across a herd that had just finished crossing the road. They sure are massive animals, and I’m glad it was daylight when we had to drive through their territory.
After one hellish ride, dodging potholes ...
... walked on by many, they weren't too difficult to distinguish.
The cabins were very nicely built. They are not big, but they do have a small kitchen, dinning table and four beds. It is of note that there are no bathrooms at the cabin, so one must walk back to the lodge to do their business. There are also no electricity in the cabins, so the lamp is propane fueled and you'll need to build your own fire for heating purposes. Of course, you can always ask the staff to ...
... chairs in the back yard and you can go right up to the water on the lake. I wonder if you can see the aurora there at night.
I think it may be a decent B&B to be at if you are mainly staying in Old Town during your stay.
Since I have my luggage back in the hotel, I had to go back to get them. O
I know, totally stupid because I had to come back to Old Town again for my flight. But what do you expect, I am directionally challenged, ...