Blogging Hiatus: Travelers North is Headed South

24 04 2011

Work is taking me south for a few months (I know, I know – who lives through a Yukon winter and then leaves during the season of the midnight sun?) so I’m going to put the blog on hold until I’m back north of 60 again. Enjoy the summer, wherever you find yourself, and please do check back in September.





Photo Friday: Antler Art

8 04 2011

Caribou antlers throw shadows on the wall of the UAF Museum of the North in Fairbanks





Read This Now: ‘The Trials of Nunavut’

2 04 2011

Today’s Globe and Mail features an excellent look at Nunavut’s ongoing struggles with violence and alcohol, its complicated history and its possible futures. On Twitter, Nunatsiaq News reporter Chris Windeyer called it the “best single piece of journalism about NU I’ve ever read. Period.”

I’m not sure how long the full story will be up before it disappears behind a subscription wall, so check it out asap. It’s a tough read at times, but worth it.





Photo Friday: A Room With a View

1 04 2011

A cabin looks out over Atlin Lake and the surrounding mountains