September 5th, 2001
SPIRIT OF THE NORTH
Alaska,100 miles south of the Bering Strait, is the end of our
‘one warm line’.We’ve changed our plan.
found Nome to be a great town, and a good place to overwinter
here next year, Jarlath has many cruise options, Siberia, The
Aluetians, Alaska South, all of which would have been left
behind had we continued now bashing on southward; with the
winter quickly coming on.
probably said all we usefully can for now about Our Northwest
Passage.We planned, we manned, we had luck and we took it.
if we were asked what was different about it for us?
It was the Spirit of the North. What the North gave to
us, and what we gave back.
flew close to the sun, but unlike Icarus, our wings did not