Reminiscing on 2 Years in the Arctic

Trip Start May 15, 2004
Trip End Jun 2007

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Flag of Canada  , Northwest Territories,
Saturday, July 29, 2006

Wow...2 great years! It went by so fast.

Before I start I will answer the most asked questions about life up here:
1. Yes it can get very cold up here!
2. We have seen a polar bear.
3. We have igloos up here but people live in houses.

It's the Friday night after a cool and rainy week in Baker Lake. This summer has been beautiful: the ice finally melted off the lakes by the end of June and I've worn shorts on two separate days! However, the bugs are now out in full force and for those of you who haven't been to the Arctic, this means we are once again house bound until they die with freeze up (September). Most people would argue that Winnipeg has bad blood sucking bugs that come out in plagues but never in my life have I EVER endured bugs like this (and I even was a treeplanter!) YIKES.

Needless to say, I'm sitting inside on a bright Friday night reminiscing on the last two years. One entry could never do justice to our great time here...I really should have started one of these 2 years ago. Instead of writing too much, take a look at our pictures to get a taste of our Arctic experience.


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inuk_in_baker on

hey from daphne
hey rea, hey tim
how r u guys doing? i'm doing fine here, i got my job back at the convenience. jenine and darcy are going to cut people off the team, we have to pay $20 for the afflefliation or just wanted to comment here thinkin' of you both. Hey tim-bucktwo

inuk_in_baker on

i see some pics of tim, looks like he keeps shaving his umik at times, if his still sick tell him to get well soon. E-mail me sometime on yahoo

inuk_in_baker on

love the pics but miss you both lots:(

inuk_in_baker on

Daphne here!
are you guys seriously up before 6am??? that's super early!!'s before 11pm here:)
luvs ya

inuk_in_baker on

Wow! already in Australia. How is it there? They moved our tournament but don't know when though. Where are you guys heading after Australia?? Baker...haha...everyone wishes that, everyone here in BL misses you both. Whenever I see Tim's plane flying I still say Tim's plane:D Because my nephew always looks for the planes when he hears them leave. Well, enjoy Australia. Miss ya both
hugs & kisses,

inuk_in_baker on

Hey from the boys
The boys volleyball team says hi to you both.HAHA...
Tim you should have coached them while you and Rea were still here...:)

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