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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 [...]
Posted on10. Jun, 2009 by Shane.
Despite cool winds and the beginning of the monster bug season – there is no better way than to see Yellowknife then to go mountain biking in Yellowknife. Therefore Troy, Dave and I decided to make (what was) a 2 hour mountain biking trip through the oldest part of Yellowknife. We visited [...]
Posted on08. Jun, 2009 by Shane.
One persons garbage is another persons treasure. The Yellowknife Garbage Dump is not like any garbage dump I have seen before. People are literrally dumping perfectly good items by the truck load everyday because they (a) are moving and do not have time to sell their stuff (b) are moving [...]
Posted on04. Jun, 2009 by Shane.
Tonight we rode the Fiddler’s Lagoon road all the way too — you guessed it — Fiddler’s Lagoon on the outskirts on Yellowknife (if indeed it is within the city limits). You can find the road we took at the end of Deh Cho Blvd. For those of you who [...]
Posted on21. May, 2009 by Shane.
I really had to see this digestive monster invading Yellowknife just for the sake of it being a GIANT COLON! I mean who would not want to see a giant colon. And not only that, a colon you can actually walk through and view hemmoroids and polyps larger than your [...]
Posted on27. Apr, 2008 by Shane.
This was a great day for hiking. Even though there was still snow on the ground and the rivers and lakes were mostly frozen the hike to Cameron Falls was perfect. Not to mention, there were no bugs out yet – which is why we choose to hike now instead of later. Our [...]
Posted on05. Apr, 2008 by Shane.
Today we went out with our friends Ken, Heidi-Ann and Kim on a -26 degree celcius icy adventure with Becks Kennels dog sleds (http://www.beckskennels.com/). This was a northern experience that I would recommend to anyone visiting Yellowknife in the winter. But you better hold on tight because these little dogs can [...]
Posted on23. Feb, 2008 by Shane.
Clear skies and sub-arctic freezing winds will not stop my curiousity! It has been 44 days since we relocated to the icy capital of the Northwest Territories (aka. Yellowknife) and my obsession for discovering anything and everything arctic (and cold) has been motivating me to go outside yet again – despite it being [...]
Posted on02. Feb, 2008 by Shane.
Today we decided to venture out in -49 degree celcius on a little driving adventure around our new home. I decided we would visit the pilot’s point monument and the Dettah Ice Road. We spent no more than 10 minutes at the monument because it was very cold with the [...]
Posted on10. Jan, 2008 by Shane.
Looking for adventure? Looking to get away from the rest of planet earth? Looking for something different? Looking for opportunity? Then start looking north for a change.
One day in Fall 2007, I was exploring my Facebook friends profiles and noticed that one of them was living in Yellowknife, Northwest [...]