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
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, dened by
September. 5 - September 18, 2013aboard the
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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