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A Successful Return to Churchill—Top Photos from the 2021 Polar Bear Season

A Successful Return to Churchill—Top Photos from the 2021 Polar Bear Season

Emily Goodheart November 16, 2021 0

After two years away, travelers have finally returned to Churchill eager to explore the vast expanse of tundra in search of the King of the Arctic and were rewarded with prolific polar bear sightings.

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Norway Video: Why a Foreign Place Can Seem Like Home

Norway Video: Why a Foreign Place Can Seem Like Home

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 12, 2021 0

My maternal grandmother was born in Norway. She came to the United States when she was a small child and didn’t speak English. But she was smart and an avid learner—and possessed the pliable

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Taking on the Tolt on an Icelandic Horse

Taking on the Tolt on an Icelandic Horse

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 31, 2021 0

Small but strong, with a thick tail and a gorgeous, flowing mane, an Icelandic horse always inspires dreams of gracefully galloping over an ice- and snow-encrusted landscape on the back of a beautiful and

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The Golden Eagle: A Luxury Train Trip Across the Arctic

The Golden Eagle: A Luxury Train Trip Across the Arctic

Emily Goodheart August 28, 2021 0

As you prepare for your trip to the European Arctic by luxury train, harken back to the days of Imperial Russia on a city tour through the streets of St. Petersburg. You’ll become immersed

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Canada is Opening (and the Polar Bears are Waiting)

Canada is Opening (and the Polar Bears are Waiting)

Emily Goodheart July 23, 2021 0

I’m sure by now you’ve heard the news that so many of us have eagerly waited for—Canada will open its borders to vaccinated Americans on August 9th. We join in celebration with the community

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Post-Pandemic, Learning to Trust Again from a Gray Whale

Post-Pandemic, Learning to Trust Again from a Gray Whale

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 1, 2021 0

The longest recorded migration by a mammal was made by a gray whale. In 2015, a female made a journey of nearly 14,000 miles from Russia to Mexico and back. (Zebras hold the longest

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Video: Greenland’s Ice, Elemental and Ephemeral

Video: Greenland’s Ice, Elemental and Ephemeral

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 16, 2021 0

A polar vortex over the Midwestern states has kept me cold and inside for most of this month. I’ve had to stop my daily walks with my dog, because her paws get too cold.

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Memorable Travels, Where Part of You Remains

Memorable Travels, Where Part of You Remains

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 3, 2020 0

On a windy, cold, late October afternoon, I walked the streets of the little, sub-Arctic town of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, alone. I had just arrived there by plane, and I had a bit of

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