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... security, and sleeping on the plane.
Jessica and I had a wonderful trip and thoroughly enjoyed the Star Trek Convention, seeing Craig and Geoff, and Vegas in general. We both admitted that two weeks in Vegas without the convention would be just too much, for future reference. It was nice to get home and see the boys.
Now to begin preparing for the university road ...
... Democratic Republic of Congo. Ceinwen (my older sister who has worked in international development) has said that she's rooting for a "nice refugee camp in Jordan." I asked if that was an oxymoron and she said no. Gulp. When that's the best you can hope for...well, it's a bit scary! I'm terrified, but I couldn't be prouder! I'm already starting to save money for the thousands ...
... 4 days then meet up with the team.
I have packed unpacked and packed again. I have packed too much even still after removing many non essential things. Typical!
Was a beautiful sunrise this morning in Yellowknife, a reminder of what a Beautiful place I live in. Looking forward to some amazing sunrises and sunsets over the ocean in Australia!
Hope you enjoy!! ...
... enjoyed a late lunch at a very nice establishment in the Old Town section which I had read about on TripAdvisor, The Dancing Moose Cafe. It did not disappoint. As of this writing (early evening) the weather has taken a downturn (gray/rainy) and so the skies are not looking promising tonight for Aurora viewing, so we'll see what happens tomorrow night. See today's pictures ...
... to the tipi in the dark/cold.
The whole place is in the middle of wilderness, so you'll have to be ready for some hiking, no matter where you go.
Equipment (other than fishing rod) can be used for free. They have things like kayaks and canoes in the summer/fall season.
All packages (and you will be on a package if you stay there) includes a 2 hour interpretive guide activity of your choice. Be sure to ask Mike about it and let him know what you want ...