A ride on Buffalo Airways, the airline featured in the Canadian television series Ice Pilots NWT
Buffalo Airways, where Ice Pilots NWT is filmed

This is the third in a series of posts about my trip to NWT, Canada’s Northwest Territories. I don’t often find myself in the outer reaches of cable, so I hadn’t kept up on the emerging popularity of the NWT as a hotbed for reality stars. On my visit, tour guides caught me up, fast. […]


Wood Buffalo National Park is Canada’s largest national park and one of the largest in the world, yet few people know about it.
Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta, Canada

This is second in a series about NWT, Canada’s Northwest Territories. Besides seeing bears and other Canadian animals, the highlight of my trip to the Northwest Territories had to be exploring Wood Buffalo National Park. The park, which straddles the NWT/Alberta border, is the largest in Canada, and one of the largest in the world. […]


Wildlife rules in the NWT (the Northwest Territories): In one day, I saw 3 black bears, two herds of wood bison, a moose, a garter snake, a red-tailed hawk and pelicans that live in the rapids.
Black bear, NWT, Canada

The post is the first in a series of posts from the NWT  in Canada. I thought I was lucky to get within 100 feet of grizzly bears in the Khutzeymateen Valley outside Prince Rupert in British Columbia (and as you can see by the cub photos in that post, I was). Little did I […]