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Into the Beautiful North!

Film Fest + Cat Sledding with Blue Fish

The the Dawson City International Short Film Festival was a great event, with many excellent films and two special programs: Spell of the Yukon and First Nations. I met lots of filmmakers from … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · 4 Comments

Break Up

I will just miss ‘Break Up’, the moment when the Yukon River ice in front of Dawson breaks up and starts to flow.  Below is last year’s break up, on … Continue reading

April 9, 2012 · 4 Comments

13th Dawson City International Short Film Festival

“As the light returns to our corner of Eden, let’s take a few hours this weekend to enjoy the light created by some passionate people.” -Dan Sokolowski, Festival Producer The … Continue reading

April 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

Peppermint Tea with the Caveman

I went to a party the Pit last Friday. It’s a bar (aka the Westminster) with an illegal mine shaft under it, dug by a former gold seeking owner. They held an auction to … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

Dempster Splendor

My hosts, Dan and Laurie Sokolowski took us on a jaw dropping 8.5 hour drive into the frozen northern wilderness on the famous Dempster Highway.  This gravel road goes from … Continue reading

April 2, 2012 · 5 Comments

Klondike Homestead

I was invited to visit a homestead!  This is Sarah on the trail to her house with one of her Jack Russell Terriers.  She has five dogs and boards additional … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 6 Comments

Top of the World Highway

My roommate, Andreas, rented a car in Vancouver, British Columbia and drove it to Dawson. Last evening we drove along the amazing Top of the World Highway to see the sunset. … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · 5 Comments