Travel Blogs from Yellowknife
... a small,but very nice display in the back and on the second floor regarding the history, wildlife and artwork of Yellowknife.
There are also many souvenirs you can purchase that includes artwork, photograph and other common touristy items. They also sell fishing license there, so if you are planning to visit the centre anyway, you might as well buy the license here rather than going elsewhere.
The staff were fantastic! They really know their stuff and have a very ...
... of having meetings (with which universities seem to be plagued), etc. It's nice to have more time to focus on my writing and grants, but I am faced with another form of stress: a potential strike at uOttawa. With all the time on my hands I'll from not doing work if we go on strike (though it will be a small little picket line of one in Yellowknife), perhaps I'll start looking for cans full-time. It'll be my ...
... also pretty kitsch. We climb to the second level, see some interesting cantilevered cylindrical lifts, and more shops leading to an exit onto a large open air parking plaza. We get some photos here, back into the mall through the Europe Boulevards, a somewhat Italian looking collection of artificially faded and weathered European style buildings, after the style of what they do in Vegas, but not up to the same standard.
It is about lunch time, and we happen to ...
... it is 'Tim Horton's' oh well close enough! Once we settled into Yellowknife we took a city tour with Carlos from Yellowknife Adventure Tours...the best bit was the ice road of course :) This afternoon we all had a nap to prepare for our first night of aurora viewing. We weren't supposed to go out tonight...Carlos didn't think there would be any aurora due to cloud cover but luckily we didn't listen because we saw our first ever ...
... its full of granola-eating, artsy-fartsy folks and is said to be the ‘cultural heart of Yellowknife’.
It was here that we stumbled upon Alex Debogorski ‘the star of Ice Road Trucker’. Quite a character, to say the least. He and his Mrs pulled up in front of the Bullocks Bistro in their old Cadillac car with horns strapped to the hood. Something you don’t see everyday, that’s for sure!
Old Town is now prime ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility