Written by Sanjayan | August 12th, 2011
At the final camp of the expedition Sanjayan reflects on the meaning of the journey and what lies ahead for this vast land and the people that call it home.
Written by Sanjayan | August 9th, 2011
Sanjayan found a kayaking legend who would teach him everything he needed to know before the expedition on the river. Well, he did leave out one minor detail.
Written by Sanjayan | August 8th, 2011
The buggy evening, without a spot of wind, was transformed near midnight into a gale. We had picked out campsite designed for the views and to catch the slightest breeze; we were unprepared for the hard rain.
Written by Sanjayan | August 3rd, 2011
Overnight, a storm gathered in silence and quickly pounced. The hot windless evening of yesterday has been replaced by lashing rain and gale force winds. Our tents are anchored with heavy rocks, and yet we fear to leave them empty for too long lest they are tossed into the river.
Written by Sanjayan | August 2nd, 2011
So far there are two constants in the campsites that have been selected, they are poor for fishing and great for bugs. But once they settle in, what is life like in one of the most remote spots in North America?
Written by Sanjayan | August 1st, 2011
I write in the light of the endless Arctic dusk, filtered into a golden hue through the walls of my tent. Outside, I hear wolves howl across the river …