|Map of SW Hudson Bay|
|Greater Yellowlegs: R. Harris|
|Chipping Sparrow: R. Harris|
|Green-flowered Bog Orchid|
|Small Round-leaved Orchid|
|White Mountain Avens|
|One very large mosquito. They are plentiful in|
the summer so do be prepared!
|One of the 17 Tabanid species present. This one was a stonking |
3/4 of an inch long. Luckily they don't bite as readily
as the mosquitoes do. See clothing note below.
A bit more about the town and how to get there...
|Calm Air - the easiest way to reach Churchill|
|Lazy Bear Lodge signpost|
|Kelsey Blvd, the main road through town. Looking SE.|
|Kelsey Blvd, looking NW.|
|The unpolitically correctly named Eskimo Museum.|
Actually a fab place to learn about the local
First Nation's Dené and Inuit peoples.
|Inukshuk - ancient signpost of the Inuit people|
|One of the three old wooden Churches|
|...and a second|
|Old railway line near the Sea Port|
|'Miss Piggy' an ill-fated C-46 that crash-landed|
short of the airport after developing engine
problems whilst on a cargo flight in 1979
|The old Sea Port.|
|Sea Port looking back to the SE. The long bridge on legs|
is the covered grain elevators used to move grain to
the waiting ships.
|Old school buses - used by just about every tour company to |
ship their clients around.
|The downright strange - some sort of giant, covered|
skidoo waiting for winter to come?
|Polar Bear trap|
|If you accidentally get caught in one you won't be|
going anywhere very quickly. Potentially very
dangerous in temps of -40!
|Lined-up and ready for action.|
|Bear proof garbage bins are a common sight.|