The Discovery Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
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ok, teuer und kein toller Service. Das nächste Mal wird ein anderes Hotel ausprobiert.
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... but we’d missed it!
Apparently five supply ships are waiting to come into Frobisher Bay; the area has had the harshest winter on record, with temps down to -72oC taking in the wind chill factor and ice 10ft thick in the Bay (even the icebreaker hadn’t been able to clear a channel). The conditions which had caused our delay, had thwarted the daily 737 operations and other larger aircraft for over a week and consequently fresh supplies ...
... and a male dog came bounding over in our direction, friendly but we didn’t want to encourage them. It didn’t take them long to realise that we had nothing for them and they retreated to the fence where we spotted some puppies nestled down. Quite young by the size of them, and whining a little to be suckled. One of the many new picnic benches that are sited around Kangerlussuaq stood between the two compounds, so we sat for a bit watching the ...
... research vessels (which are given an English name) for these polar destinations. The ships are owned, captained and crewed by Russians, and they have their own chef and dining hall (on this ship their territory was Deck 2).
Expedition cruise staff come from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Britain and USA. The ship I was on is chartered by One Ocean Expeditions, a company based in British Columbia. This very well maintained ship called One Ocean ...
... only clouds below us. Flying at that altitude we also didn't have to wear the oxygen masks and only the canulas, which made speaking and eating much more comfortable The coast of Greenland was a welcome sight. What a crazy landscape! We had such amazingly rare blue skies and unlimited views. From glaciers to icebergs to half-frozen fjords, it was all there 18,000' below. Too cool. The interior is largely a plateau devoid of any variation, also an amazing sight for ...
... in Reykjavik to see. Reykjavik informed us that I would not be able to enter the country without a passport.
I then started working on finding a fast way to get my passport. We ended up having to get it shipped to Ottawa and then overnight shipped to Iqaluit.
I received the passport on Thursday and left for Iceland on Friday! My time in Iqaluit was coming to an end. I enjoyed my stay but was ready to get on the road or sky….