The Discovery Hotel
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ok, teuer und kein toller Service. Das nächste Mal wird ein anderes Hotel ausprobiert.
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Viel weiter nördlich kann man in Kanada nicht landen: Iqaluit wirbt auf seiner Website damit, "die coolste arktische Stadt in Kanada" zu sein. Und, ja: Kalt ist es hier wirklich. Aber auch ein wenig trostlos: Die Straßen sind ungeteert und staubig, 9000 Menschen wohnen hier, darunter viele Inuit. Deren Vorfahren siedelten schon …
... 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 ...
Again we learn by doing... On our last flight we didn't burn any oil at all (!) but now with the overhauled engine of course things are different. Needless to say we didn't have the right oil outs. Embarrassing rookie mistake ;-) Going to fetch it at a different airport in Reykjavik put a nice dent in the pocketbook ensuring we don't make that mistake again :-) Once leaving Keflavik the flight over the Atlantic was amazingly smooth. We had clear skies at our 18,000' ...
I still cannot believe that I forgot my passport in Fresno. After I stripped my plane and
emptied all my clothes...I had to do some investigating on where it was located. I called every person I had been staying with for the last couple of days. I was very confused on where it could have been. I KNEW I had it with me. I was dumbfounded by this occurrence.
The answer was the same from everyone; “Jack we searched everywhere and ...
The morning came fast and I had a decision to make. Would I go all the way to Iqaluit or would I go half way to Goose Bay, Canada? I looked at the weather for my flight and decided it was good enough to go all the way to Iqaluit. The only thing I had working against me was how late it already was. Robin and I left for the airport around 10:00AM. I did not end up taking off till 11:30AM. It was overcast so I had to ...