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Ilulissat Snowshoeing Walk
"Do you want to enjoy the most exclusive views of the Kangia Icefjord and its gigantic famous icebergs? It is winter and the snowcapped scenery offers you the chance to enjoy these amazing views with an active plan: Snowshoeing!We offer a comforta the gigantic icebergs and Disko Island in the horizon.No previous experience is required and everybody can learn how to move safely into the winter terrain with the snowshoes."""It is winter and the snowcapped scenery offers you the chance to enjoy these amazing views: Let's go snowshoeing!title=Highlights&1=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide&2=All+necessary+equipment+included""
From DKK600.00
 
Ilulissat Snowshoeing Hike
"Our tour starts ascending between walls covered with snow and thick ice we reach a view point from where we enjoy the magnified panorama of the “dogs sledge highway”. After a small break to refresh and take some pictures we descent to the frozen lake and the river bank to put our feet in a UNESCO World Heritage Site: the Kangia Icefjord. This unique natural phenomenon pushes out 20 million tons of ice every day in form of gigantic icebergs that rise more than 100 meters above the sea level.Our tour uses as a reference the summer blue route from the Quarry passing through a dramatic cleft. After 1 hour ascending between walls covered with snow and thick we will descent to the frozen lake and the path downhill to the river bank to put our feet in the world famous fjord Kangia and its 20 million tons of ice flowing out each day which results in gigantic icebergs that rise more than 100 meters into the air passing by Holmens Bakke the famous spot where every 13th of January the inhabitants of Ilulissat celebrate the sun appearing on the horizon after 6 weeks of absence. The view of the breathtaking Icefjord from there is one you will never forget!Finally our walk will stop at the abandoned settlement Sermermiut wher
From DKK990.00
 
Niagara Falls Small-Group Day Tour
"Your day begins with pickup from your hotel or the agreed downtown location from around 8am to 9am. After meeting your guide enjoy a narrated drive to Niagara Falls for 3 to 4 hours of free time. During this time you can walk around the strip and participate in activities such as the famous Hornblower boat cruise. Please note that attraction costs at Niagara Falls are extra and can be paid at the ticket booth.Next you will visit famous sights such as the Niagara Whirlpool Rapids and the Niagara Hydro Dam and enjoy a scenic ride across the Niagara Parkway. Please note that these sights may vary and are based on timing and season. You will also have a short period to walk through Niagara-on-the-Lake one of Canada's most beautiful towns.Finish the day with a visit to the Niagara Wine Region and a free wine tasting. Brace yourself for the famous Niagara Icewine! You will then be dropped off at your hotel or the agreed drop off location between""
From CAD76.00

More General in Iqaluit

Legislative Assembly Tip #3

The caribou and narwhale represent the life giving land and seas of Nunavut. Also pictured is the North Star, symbolizing the constant guidance of the elders. The seal oil lamp or qulliq stands for...
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Dec 19, 2004

St. Jude's Anglican Cathedral

The cathedral stands out and is like a local landmark. You will see it very easily right in the centre of Iqaluit.The congregation themselves built this white shingled igloo shaped church. The...
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Dec 19, 2004

Unique Character

There is a local person in Iqaluit that likes to dress up as cartoon characters and is often in a mask, possibly a cape and has music playing lots of the time.As far as I know he is harmless and when...
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May 09, 2004

Legislative Assembly Tip #10

Directly in front of the legislature you will see a nice rock carving however you will also see on the back of this rock is a number of other Inuit faces carved into the rock.Legislative Assembly
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May 09, 2004

Legislative Assembly Tip #5

In this picture you will see the Speakers Chair in the centre. The Premier and Cabinet sit to the left hand side in this picture and all other MLAs sit on the right hand side in a consensus...
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May 09, 2004

Legislative Assembly Tip #4

You will see special seal skin cushioned seating on the same level as the members of the assembly. This is the only legislature in Canada with spectator seating at this level.Legislative Assembly
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May 09, 2004
 
 
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Legislative Assembly Tip #2

Seen here in this picture are special chairs located behind the Nunavut Cabinet with seal skin chairs. These are reserved for elders in the community.Legislative Assembly
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May 09, 2004

Legislative Assembly Tip #1

Seen here in this picture is a stone carving located in the legislative assembly that holds the mace. It is an Inuit husband and wife both equally holding up the mace.Legislative Assembly
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May 09, 2004

Polar Bear!!

Polar bears are common in Nunavut and it is not unusual for one to come into Iqaluit or for local people to hunt them. Just recently prior to my visit three had to be killed at the local land fill...
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May 08, 2004

The High School

You will notice a lot of unusual buildings in Iqaluit. Some local opinions will tell you its just warped engineering minds of the 70s that created these buildings and there is no specific reason they...
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May 08, 2004

Primary School

You will notice a lot of unusual buildings in Iqaluit. Some local opinions will tell you its just warped engineering minds of the 70s that created these buildings and there is no specific reason they...
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jamiesno
May 08, 2004

Smoked Char

One of the favorite things I like about visiting any new place is trying the local food and in the high arctic char fish is very popular.I highly recommend you try the peppercorn smoked char. This has...
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jamiesno
May 08, 2004

Cold Smoked Caribou Ribs

One of the favorite things I like about visiting any new place is trying the local food and Caribou is a very popular wild meat that is used in Iqaluit.There are a variety of different ways for it to...
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jamiesno
May 08, 2004

Muskox Stew

One of the favorite things I like about visiting any new place is trying the local food and in the high arctic of Nunavut they have Muskox, this was my first very Muskox stew and it was delicious.I...
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May 08, 2004

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