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Before joining Adventure Canada for our Greenland & Wild Labrador small-ship expedition in 2018, guest Frances Frisken had never considered travelling through the Arctic. But it didn’t take long before her natural curiosity and keen mind were drawn in to the region’s unique beauty, cultures, and transformative power.

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    Our Three Most Memorable Hikes on Into the Northwest Passage

    Adventure Canada guest Don Warner shares memories and highlights from three of his favourite hiking spots along their 2015 Into the Northwest Passage itinerary: Karrat Island in Greenland, and Grise Fiord and Beechey Island in Nunavut.

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    © Jessie Brinkman Evans

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    A Realtor Walks Into a Barn... and Ends up in Greenland

    Barns are magical places. Aside from the myriad of gadgets adorning the weathered walls, rustic charm, and ambiance, did you know they also have secret portals that can take you through time and space? We didn't either!

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    © Dennis Minty

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    Seeking New Worlds Above the Tree Line

    Before joining Adventure Canada for our Greenland & Wild Labrador small-ship expedition in 2018, guest Frances Frisken had never considered travelling through the Arctic. But it didn’t take long before her natural curiosity and keen mind were drawn in to the region’s unique beauty, cultures, and transformative power.

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    Connecting to People and Place in Iceland and Greenland

    It wasn’t just the beauty of Greenland’s majestic fjords and icebergs that struck me—but experiencing firsthand the history, wildlife, culture, and geology of these remarkable places taught me more about myself, my profession, and our world than I had ever imagined.

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    Finding Peace and Inspiration in the North

    A botanist reflects on the beauty of Arctic landscapes, from the magnificent vistas of icy fjords to the minutiae of lichens and shells at our feet, and what it can teach us about art, life, death, and renewal.

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    How to Put up a Tent in 70 km/h Winds

    Expedition Leader Jason Edmunds reminisces about powerful lessons in cultural education he learned as a child, out on the land in Nunatsiavut with his father Randy, and reflects upon his own journey in fatherhood, now raising two daughters in one of Canada’s largest cities.

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    © Dennis Minty

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    Pride of Nunavut

    July 9th marks Nunavut Day, the day in 1993 when Canadian Parliament passed the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act and the Nunavut Act. Cultural Educator Ashley Kilabuk-Savard shares her personal experiences of living in Nunavut, connecting with the land, and learning from Inuit elders.

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