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Too windy – Too cold

So, we stay at home and wait, for the winds to die down, before we can go back out on the trail.

Walking around the village of Barrow, it is obvious, people are preparing to go whaling out on the ocean ice for many weeks.

Transportation

Transportation

Four types of transportation

Four types of transportation

Plug it in !

Plug it in !

If you want your vehicle to start, then you best plug it in overnight.
Umiaq standing by, ready to take to the ice

Umiaq standing by, ready to take to the ice

Close the windows !

Close the windows !

New Skins

New Skins

Whales are headed this way !!

A phone call from Whaling Captain, Rex Rock, in Point Hope, was made to the President of the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission – Eugene Brower here in Barrow !  In about 4 days, we should see these whales migrating past the point here in Barrow Alaska.

Photos of Day 9 & 10 on the trail, are being processed and uploaded.

Open Water

Open Water

Huge Ice Chunks
Huge Ice Chunks

Now, you can easily see, some of the two story high pieces of ice that are all over the place out here, you can’t recognize the size of them, until, you see something ‘normal size’ beside or near them. Then it is obvious !!

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