Bustling hub of the Western Arctic, Inuvik has gone from government administrative post to thriving community. The locals are equally divided between Inuit, Dene and non-First Nations people and are incredibly welcoming. Although like most Arctic towns it looks a bit shabby, it's a fascinating place and well worth the effort and expense to visit, especially if you can use it as a jumping-off point for trips to surrounding communities.

For 56 days each year from late May, Inuvik has 24-hour daylight. However, the first snowfalls begin in September, and from early December the sun sets for an eight-week period.

Digital Cameras For Beginners

Digital Cameras For Beginners

Although we usually tend to think of the digital camera as the best thing since sliced bread, there are both pros and cons with its use. Nothing is available on the market that does not have both a good and a bad side, but the key is to weigh the good against the bad in order to come up with the best of both worlds.

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