Arctic roads & summer sun-- for older travelers

travel tips for older travelers
  • 95 Pages
  • 1.68 MB
  • English
Raven , Charlotte, NC, U.S.A
Other titlesArctic roads and summer sun-- for older travelers.
Statementstory & photos by Phil Petersen.
LC ClassificationsMLCS 89/13388 (E)
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 95 p., [2] col. p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1820335M
ISBN 10096217260X
LC Control Number89831737

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Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world-its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo natives and intrepid explorers who. And that’s where epic travel books come in. Since well Wild Horses of the Summer Sun is the story of not only how and why these women Hitting the road with America’s last traveling.

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Today will be a memorable; we’ll travel along the expansive Mackenzie River delta towards the Arctic coast. At the rivers entrance into the Arctic Ocean, the road turns northeast and travels along the coastline of Arctic Ocean toward the village of “Tuk” as it is known by residents.

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Think of the Arctic and you think of vast, snow-covered lands, frost, ice and months of near-constant darkness, lit only by the Northern Lights. But that is where you’d be wrong.

During the summer months the Arctic is a beautiful, verdant place, blessed with scorching hot weather, where the sun doesn’t set for weeks upon weeks. The summer solstice on 21 June is the peak of the midnight sun season.

Arctic in summer. During high summer in the Arctic, from late June through July, you’ll not only experience hour daylight (and the midnight sun when it’s clear), but this is also prime time for seeing wildlife.

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The midnight sun is a natural phenomenon that occurs in the summer months in places north of the Arctic Circle or south of the Antarctic Circle, when the sun remains visible at the local the midnight sun is seen in the Arctic, the sun appears to move from left to right, but in Antarctica the equivalent apparent motion is from right to left.

Start your Arctic adventure in Alaska. Alaska seems to be a destination popping up on almost everyone’s travel bucket your trip there in the winter to catch a glimpse of the northern lights in Alaska or your summer vacation hiking through Denali National Park and r, ice fields like the Mendenhall and Wolverine Glaciers are retreating at an alarming pace due to global.

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I'm going on vacation to Alaska this summer, so I was really excited to read a book that involved the Alaskan wilderness and romance/5(). The Dempster Highway is one of the most spectacular road trips on earth and yet, many people have never heard of it.

It’s the only road in Canada that takes you across the Arctic Circle at km It takes you into the land of the midnight sun, where you have 24 hours of daylight.

3 Books On Arctic Summer: Novels by Per Petterson, Monika Fagerholm and Halldor Laxness As autumn kicks in, Swedish novelist Anne Swärd reflects on. Along the way, he speaks with locals, travelers, aid workers, and missionaries.

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The Arctic Circle is an invisible ring on Earth, encompassing the Arctic region. The Arctic Circle lines the boundary of an area where the sun does not set on some days in summer (an Arctic phenomenon called the midnight sun) and does not rise in winter (which is called the polar nights).

The center of the Arctic Circle is the North Pole, which makes the Arctic Circle the region of the. Navigate the Arctic in a luxury cruise with Lightfoot Travel. Have your own tailor-made luxury tour and witness natural phenomena like the Midnight Sun, the Aurora Borealis and the Northern Lights dancing across the Arctic sky.

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You may catch a glimpse of majestic polar. W Beluga Whales filling the Hudson Bay and polar bears leaving the pack ice, summer is the perfect time to visit Churchill.

Experience beautiful, wild places with opportunities to see polar bears, beluga whales, seals and a variety of Arctic animals and migrating bird species. The Arctic, with the elusive Aurora Borealis in winter and long white nights under the midnight sun in summer, has held a magic pull on the adventurous for centuries.

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In fact, Arctic summers can get quite warm. Temperatures in July and August can be anywhere from 10 to 20°C (50 to 68°F) – break out the short sleeves.

Bask in the midnight sun. Imagine watching icebergs twinkle in the glow of the sun at midnight. One of the most amazing features of Arctic summer are the long days.

If you’re keen to venture into the real north of Norway, summer is a good time to go if you want to avoid the coldest, snowiest weather.

We especially recommend touring the Lofoten Islands, just north of the Arctic Circle. This charming archipelago is an idyllic place to enjoy nature, hike, kayak, cycle, boat and fish to your heart’s content. Arctic Sun® e; Arctic Sun® ; ArcticGel™ Pads; BD Products; Training.

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At the Arctic Circle it's just around the time of the Summer Solstice, but at the North Pole the sun doesn't set for a full six months.

Between these locations, there's a varying degree of time. People in Tromsø, the largest town in northern Norway, experience the phenomenon for approximately two months each year: 20 May to 22 July.

After 97km/1hr30min, at tiny Asp, leave the country’s main south-north road in favour of road 17 (via Sjøåsen), because many Norwegians rate the coastal region of Helgeland more highly than. PHONE () ASVR () ADDRESS Airport Way Fairbanks, AK EMAIL [email protected]   Arctic Adventure: Looking for Summer Snow We live in Western Michigan, where the summers are delightful and fruits and veggies are in abundance.

We thought, what a great idea it would be to go way north where snow still hangs around for July. Bestseller: Summer, sun and huge Icebergs in Greenland.

Book trip. This is a unique opportunity to experience how life in the Arctic is lived entirely on nature’s terms and, on this eight-day visit, you will get up close and personal with nature. Book your trip Bestseller: Summer, sun and huge Icebergs in .The Arctic archipelago of Svalbard is a place where the summer’s midnight sun mirrors its torchlight off glaciers.

Spitsbergen is the largest island in this archipelago. One of the last great wildernesses on earth, these areas are home to countless birds, seals, arctic fox, reindeer, walrus, whales, and the king of the arctic: the polar bear.

And when it comes to road trips in books, they have been used to start the characters off on a journey that calls for even more than jus fun in the sun; dealing with loss, friendship repair.