Gjoa Haven

Gjoa Haven, Canada

Travel Blogs from Gjoa Haven

Gjoa Haven Travel Blogs (7)
Igloos, History and Art, Gjoa Haven, Canada travel blog

Igloos, History and Art

A travel blog entry by lolly

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... helped the Norwegians by showing them how to build an iglu properly.   An expedition of a diferent sort happened near Gjoa Haven sixty years later, in 1963. This one was of a Anthopological nature and performed by the explorer Jean Briggs from ...

Moon Walk: Ice Breaking and Fish Jigging, Gjoa Haven, Canada travel blog

Moon Walk: Ice Breaking and Fish Jigging

A travel blog entry by lolly

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We woke up on our first morning in Gjoa Haven and the snow covered world out the window was a light grey. It was a relief to see some semblance of light outside. Treva called shortly afterwards to tell us she'd heard there was going to be a dog ...

Blizzard Rages and being Scared of the Dark, Gjoa Haven, Canada travel blog

Blizzard Rages and being Scared of the Dark

A travel blog entry by lolly

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... of this movie was that they could feast on the innocent townspeople for a month until the sun came up again. Like in Gjoa Haven, the Alaskan houses are built on stilts because of the permafrost. In this movie, lots of screaming people got dragged under ...

New Year

New Year's Eve on Top of the World

A travel blog entry by lolly

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...  countdown from Edmonton on in the background and we rang in 2011 together!  Then, as it is a Gjoa Haven tradition, we got into our trucks and joined the procession of vehicles parading around town. Everyone that was not in their ...