Sunday, February 12, 2012
February in Ivujivik.
Winter has definitely gotten to its coldest. Today, the temperature has reach the -31C (-24F), - 48 with its windchill! This is a quiet moment for Inuit as it's too cold to venture in the tundra. But as soon as it gets to a comfy -20C, they take the chance to get out there for some caribou hunting, fox trapping or when the tides are low enough, some fresh mussels picking and sea weeds!
The sunset around 4pm this time of the year so it doesn't give much time to enjoy the daylight afternoon. The sky becomes like a painting in progress, going from blue with white clouds to a pink/orange sky to blue/purple clouds with the land going to a light color to dark within minutes creating shadow from afar.