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Death in the Ice, the mystery of the Franklin expedition

This is the title of the special exhibition at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa that we went to visit. The exhibit is well worth seeing even for us who have spent the last couple years reading every book … Continue reading

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What are we waiting for?

Long days, high temperatures in most of the world, why are we not off to Greenland right away, I have been asked a few times lately. We are waiting for the Arctic sea ice extent to shrink. If you look … Continue reading

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I would take the Northwest Passage

From Upernavik in Greenland to Nome in Alaska,  my dream is coming true. “Ah, for just one time I would take the Northwest Passage To find the hand of Franklin reaching for the Beaufort Sea; Tracing one warm line through … Continue reading

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