All posts tagged: Newfoundland

Polar Bear, Pass By


Polar Bear (Sow), Near Kaktovik, Barter Island, Alaska


North of the Long Range Mountains in spring time, where the road swings east off the long northerly climb up the west coast, and a little farther on, back to the north again to the land’s end on the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland, a place where Norsemen and women came ashore 500 years before Columbus, and the great icebergs, calved off the great Greenland ice sheet, march along the eastern shore with the currents of the North Atlantic: here, in this place, a polar bear passed by.

Polar Bear, Pass By