Midnight over Arctic Bay

Photograph by Edward Qaqqasiq For nearly 5,000 years the Arctic Bay area in what is now Nunavut, Canada's newest territory, has been occupied by Inuit nomads migrating from the west. In 1872, the Arc...

After Work Ski Touring

After Work Ski Touring, Kvaloya Island, Troms, Norway Photograph by Kjetil Magne Samuelsen    In the northern part of Norway we're blessed with changing light conditions throughout the year. Now ...
Canoeing Canada's Barren Lands - Bear

Canoeing Canada’s Barren Lands

West of Hudson Bay in Canada's Arctic, an enormous triangle of roadless tundra, twice the size of Alberta or Texas, stretches north to the polar sea and forms the largest single wilderness remaining in North Am...

A Land of Shimmering Skies

I have been traveling since I was 18; when I was younger I spent a lot of time travelling in Africa - months at a time and a year in one stretch and so now in later life I have felt the need to explore the worl...

Kayaking with Humpbacks

Kayaking with the Humpbacks, outside Tromso, northern Norway Photograph by Bo Eide   It is not all dark during the Polar night. Even with the sun not rising above the horizon for nearly two mon...

Wishes to the Wind

Photograph by Edward Qaqqasiq An Inuit woman from Canada's isolated High Arctic on Baffin Island blows her wishes to the wind with Arctic Cottongrass. The most widespread flowering plant in the no...

Golden Ocean

Photograph by Edward Qaqqasiq Two young men head out into the fresh air of the sea on a beautiful cold day in late fall as the ice begins to form and thicken.  ...

Backcountry Ski Touring

Photograph by Kjetil M. Samuelsen With the polar night just a few weeks away, the sun barely breaks the horizon and creates a beautiful glowing canvas. Paint it with the first ski turns of the season, ...

High Arctic Girl

Photograph by Edward Qaqqasiq A little girl playing in the evening light of Arctic Bay, an Inuit hamlet in the northern part of Baffin Island's Borden Peninsula in Nunavut, Canada's Qikiqtaaluk Regio...