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Adventure Canada 2013 Greenland & Wild Labrador

Adventure Canada 2013 Greenland & Wild Labrador

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An adventure cruise in comfort beginning in Greenland, following the coast of Labrador and including Hebron, Torngat Mountains National Park, and more.
An adventure cruise in comfort beginning in Greenland, following the coast of Labrador and including Hebron, Torngat Mountains National Park, and more.

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© Dennis Minty
Greenland & Wild Labrador
 
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EXPEDITIONS 2013
This journey encompasses theArctic and sub-Arctic landscapesfrom Greenland to northern Quebec,Labrador’s Torngat Mountains andcoastal Newfoundland. In Greenlandwe’ll explore deep-cut fjords, dramaticicebergs, colourful houses and thrivingculture. Did you know Greenland isthe birthplace of the
kayaq
and thatin some villages there are more sleddogs than people?Crossing Davis Strait into the Inuitterritory of Nunavik, Quebec, wewill be welcomed by our hosts inKangiqsualujjuaq (George River). We’llexperience the customs and cultureof this region and see the similaritiesbetween neighbouring regions.Next we’ll reach Labrador’s stunningTorngat Mountains National Park.Torngat loosely means place of spiritsand Inuit legend holds that in thesemountains everything has a spirit. We’llspend the next three days exploring
this mountainous region, dened by
September. 5 - September 18, 2013aboard the
Sea Adventurer 
red and green rock, owing rivers and
one of the most thriving populations ofpolar bears in the Arctic.Highlights south of the TorngatMountains include the abandonedMoravian mission at Hebron, as wellas L’Anse aux Meadows, the earliestknown European settlement in theNew World. Our adventure ends in St.John’s, North America’s oldest city.
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• Colourful houses, deeply-cut fjords and the coastline of Greenland• Take home highly prized
qiviut
(muskox wool)
• The Northern Lights may come out to dance overhead• Three days exploring the ultimate beauty of the Torngat Mountains• See the French Shore Tapestry at Conche• L’Anse aux Meadows, the earliest known European settlement in the New World• Enjoy an enhanced onboard ‘arts’ component with multiple musicians onboard.
Day 1: Kangerlussuaq (Søndre Strømfjord)Day 2: Evighedsfjorden & KangaamiutDay 3: NuukDay 4: At SeaDay 5: Kangiqsualujjuaq (George River)Day 6-8: Torngat Mountains National ParkDay 9: HebronDay 10: MakkovikDay 11: CartwrightDay 12: L’Anse aux Meadows & ConcheDay 13: Terra Nova National ParkDay 14: St. John’s, Newfoundland
HIGHLIGHTSGreenland & Wild LabradorITINERARY
Flights:
A northbound
charter ight is available for this expedition. Independentcommercial ights must bearranged for departure fromSt. John’s, NLNorthbound September 5: Early morningdeparture Toronto, ON arrivalmid-afternoon Kangerlussaq, GreenlandNorthbound charter ight: $1,085.53 USD,inclusive of taxes and feesPost expedition excursion availableto Cape St Mary’s, NewfoundlandDate: Sept 18-19, 2013Cost: $215 USD + HST per personSingle Supplement:$105 USD + HST per personPre and Post Hotel nights areavailable upon request in Torontoand St. John’s

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