Where, if you actually look at a map of British Columbia, you will see that we live in the Southern Central part of BC.
When we talk to our friends down on the Coast, they think WE live up North. I'll tell ya, there is a LOT more North above us.
Want to see?
First, he drove to Edmonton.
I was glad he left when he did, as later that same day, it snowed and snowed and snowed here all day
In Edmonton he got on a plane and flew north.....
You know what that is on the ground?
Miles and miles and miles of tundra....
Gman said he saw the end of the tree line.
And from that point on, there was nothing but
200 Kilometers south of the Arctic Circle.
So really, this is probably what the Arctic Circle looks like.
Well, without trucks, telephone poles and the odd building.
And Bigggg Trucks. Really Big Trucks....
And kilometers (or miles) of desolate landscape...
with nothing to buffer the strong winds.
In other words....yes, wide openTundra.
There's some big machinery....
See how big those machines are? The picture is taken in
a pickup truck.
It looks like the tires are twice as high as the pickup!
Oh damn...here comes another one....
All these big vehicles are brought in along the Ice Roads....
as in Ice Road Truckers.....yes those same roads.
While he was away, we talked every day on the statellite phone.
Maybe one day I'll get used to the delay that is there on the line.
We talked over each other a lot the first couple nights!
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