The other 4 friends and I lend a car from and started our journey by driving up toward north on Mar.5th,07. The temperature went down immediately after , it got to negative 38 degree Cels. And after that, the road is a combination of ice and water.

We had all kind of car accidents continuously for several days, and we escaped every time.

We finished our first journey after 2 weeks, we returned to on Mar.18,07. Friends from westca.com invited us, and we discussed about our journey.

Through out many years, everybody thought I was Japanese or Korean, nobody ever asked me if I am Chinese, especially this time, even more people thought I am Japanese. They can’t believe that a normal Chinese can have a trip like this too.

On Mar.21st,07, the other 5 Chinese and I asked for a Chinese National Flag, and we started our second journey in 2 weeks. The second day, Mar.22nd,07, we drove through the “Ice Way” and kept on going north for another , we arrived the North Pore Village that was beside the Arctic Ocean in the afternoon.

I took off my coat in a temperature that’s negative 40 degree Cels, I opened the flag, and I took this picture in the village beside the . I only wished to do no more than a little thing for all the Chinese.

There are 22 days in total for our trip, I will get the rest of the photos and stories ready, and send it to the forum.

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What a fantastic adventure - I'm really jealous! I love the photos too. Were the people on the tandom part of your group? I've made a few corrections to your story.

4 friends and I leased/borrowed a car from Vancouver and started our journey by driving up towards the north on Mar.5th,07. The temperature went down immediately and after 3000km it was down to negative 38 degree Cels. After that, the road was just a combination of ice and water.

We had all kind of car accidents continuously for several days but we escaped every time.

We finished our first journey in 2 weeks and we returned to Vancouver on Mar.18,07. Friends from westca.com invited us to visit and we talked about our journey.

For many years, nearly everybody has thought I am Japanese or Korean. Nobody has ever asked me if I am Chinese and, this time, even more people thought I was Japanese. They can’t believe that a normal Chinese person can make a trip like this too.

On Mar.21st,07, the other 5 Chinese people and I asked for a Chinese National Flag, and we started our second 2-week journey. On the second day, Mar.22nd,07, we drove through the “Ice Way” and kept on going north for another 200 km. We arrived at the North Pole Village, beside the Arctic Ocean, in the afternoon.

I took off my coat in the temperature that’s negative 40 degree Cels, I opened the flag, and I took this picture in the village beside the Arctic Ocean. I only wished to do no more than a little thing for all the Chinese.
Wow the Northern Lights... seeing that is on my 'things to do' list! I wish I could see it with my own eyes!

Congratulations...you have had a wonderful experience Emotion: smile
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Wow! I have never seen that mount of snow!! Great pics..I just loved them!:D

wooooooooooo..........

I am so proud of be a chinese.

couldn't the man only wear a red t-shirt in the ice-world feel cold?

i guess he was numb.

I never saw the landscape of arctic with my own eyes.

Very nice!
I've got a question. You said you had different car accidents. Could you please tell me things about it? Why did they happen and what happen?
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Hello, my name is Chiara.

Congratulations for your beautiful trip and for your pictures. I find the first one particularly beautiful:

it's amazing, it looks like a picture taken from a fairy tail, surrealistic, original and very powerful! It looks like being on onother planet!

What is the green light?

Thank you for showing to everyone.

Bye,

Chiara
These are the 'northern lights' or 'aurora borealis' to give them their proper name. It's one of my ambitions to see this one day.
... I see... That's the famous aurora borealis! Amazing...!

Thank you for your answer,

Bye,

Chiara
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