Tag Archives: Petra White
Posted on10. Oct, 2010 by Shane.
After a few days of the slow-mo life on Big Island we spontaneously island hopped to Maui (via Hawaiian Airlines) for what became the second part of our Escape to Hawaii. We were immediately greeted by a different kind of Hawaiian spirit. Whereas the Big Island was quiet, laid [...]
Posted on03. Apr, 2010 by Shane.
The Snowking Winter Festival in Yellowknife has come to a close. On the final Saturday of March, the Ice Castle was filled with performance art, poetry readings, a hockey tournament, art & photography displays, children’s theatre and music performances. Some of the notable names included photographer Jennifer Moores, artist [...]
Posted on21. Mar, 2010 by Shane.
(March 21, 2010) – The Snowking Winter Festival in Yellowknife is a month long event that offers music performances, multiple art shows, dances, weddings and a variety of other entertainments within a large Ice Castle built by the Kings crew. As I mentioned in the Snowking XV Winter Festival Opening Fireworks post the [...]
Posted on30. Nov, 2009 by Shane.
There are many destinations on my things to do before I die list. And one of them ‘was’ to experience the mighty Grand Canyon in Arizona, United States - which is one of the natural wonders of the world. Having only seen the Grand Canyon in movies and in pictures I could not [...]
Posted on17. Nov, 2009 by Shane.
Need to escape Yellowknife? When living in Yellowknife – or in the far north – the feeling of isolation tends to encourage the escape mentality more than those people living in populated areas down south (where access to everything and anything is as simple as hopping into a car for a quick road [...]
Posted on07. Oct, 2009 by Shane.
The Fall season in Yellowknife is short but it offers a visual experience that cannot go unnoticed. All you need to do is take some time out for a walk in the park or along Frame Lake to experience it. do not wait too long because temperatures in Yellowknife are dropping [...]
Posted on15. Sep, 2009 by Shane.
Looking for the highest view overlooking the area outside of Yellowknife? Hike no further than Ranney Hill just a few kilometres outside of the city. You can see Ranney Hill far in the distance from most high points in Yellowknife. It is a giant mound comprised of volcanic rock and pink granite. Once at the [...]
Posted on30. Aug, 2009 by Shane.
Looking for a hike close to Yellowknife? Look no further than the Prospector’s Trail at Fred Henne Park. This sunny August afternoon we wanted to go for a light hike near Yellowknife. The Prospector’s Trail offered a 4 km hike of short rocky climbs, smooth shield rock, boardwalks and narrow trails. Along the route [...]
Posted on18. Aug, 2009 by Shane.
Looking to discover your new favourite place to explore and relax in the outdoors of the Northwest Territories? We did… see the photos below. Hiking the Cameron Falls Trail in August has a magical quality about it and we were not alone to share in its glory. Many hikers of all ages were [...]
Posted on14. Aug, 2009 by Shane.
While researching our next NWT hiking adventure we wanted to experience something moderately challenging that showed us some great scenery too. And eventually, this fine August weekend, we found our next adventure hike at the Prelude Lake Territorial Park and Nature Trail. Prelude Lake is located roughly 30 KM from Yellowknife along the Ingraham Trail. You [...]
Posted on04. Aug, 2009 by Shane.
This August long weekend we had the opportunity to day camp for two days at the Reid Lake Territorial Park and campground in the Northwest Territories. Reid Lake is one of the many excellent camping and recreational spots that you can find along the Ingraham Trail approximately 60 km out of Yellowknife. We discovered that Reid Lake has [...]
Posted on20. Jul, 2009 by Shane.
Looking to find yourself in more beer garden photos? Here is a second set of beer garden photos from the Folk on the Rocks Festival in Yellowknife. These are a little more close-up than the first set of beer garden photos uploaded here. The heat was not as blazing [...]