A Walk Around Iqaluit

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Abby stands on the sea ice as night falls. The lights of Iqaluit glimmer in the background.

Every day the expedition team members take a break from their work on the computer and from their work on expedition prep and go for a walk around Iqaluit.Every time they go exploring they gain a little more insight into what life is like in Iqaluit.

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Unlike the satellites at lower latitudes that point up towards the sky, satellites in Iqaluit point low towards the sky just above the horizon.

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Abby looks at seal skins hanging on a drying-line outside of a house in the center of town.

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Our neighbor runs water from a hose into a skating rink he made in his yard for his kids.
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The community of Iqaluit is spread out over several hills overlooking the bay. The sunset — which lasts many hours — casts a golden light over the buildings.

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