By Peter Ewins
Read our first update here.
This is Churchill train station (also the Parks Canada main office), where we took the 8 p.m. train south to Chesney.
We’re now in the middle of nowhere, 40km south of Churchill, to be met by the caterpillar vehicles. Then, an hour crunching over the tundra into the actual lodge, perched atop an esker, overlooking one of the main polar bear denning areas.
We met with Parks Canada staff this afternoon, and did a series of video clips of bears and caribou with my colleague Rhys Gerholdt. Stay tuned for more…