Secret tales from the Arctic trails February 23rd 2011 My first views of Whitehorse were glimpses I stole out the airplane window--I was in an aisle seat. We flew into Whitehorse on a winter's afternoon, when the late afternoon sun was bathing the snow-covered mountains in that winter light that is both warm and cold at the same time.
When I think of the Yukon in the winter, I think of Robert Service and "The Creation of Sam McGee:"
There are stran ... read more
North America » Canada » Yukon » Whitehorse A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
All my life, I've wanted to be a storyteller. My experiences as an exchange student in New Zealand started me on a path to learn how to tell the stories left behind in the rocks. After six years working as a geophysicist, I returned to university to get a Masters degree in Geology. These studies have dominated my life, and my travels, for the last several years.
The adventure continues, on the other side of the continent. I've moved to central New York State where I'm an Earth Sciences PhD Candidate. New areas to explore and new rocks to dis... full info